Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Joshua vs Makhmudov?
Anthony Joshua could fight Arslanbek Makhmudov in Autumn/Fall 2024 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Joshua vs Makhmudov stats
Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Arslanbek Makhmudov would make his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Makhmudov would have a slight advantage in power over Joshua, with a 94% knock out percentage over Joshua's 89%.
Anthony Joshua is the same age as Arslanbek Makhmudov, at 34 years old.
Joshua has 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Anthony Joshua & Arslanbek Makhmudov fight out of an orthodox stance.
Joshua is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Makhmudov, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 114 more professional rounds, 160 to Makhmudov's 46.
Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at heavyweight.
Arslanbek Makhmudov is currently ranked number 14 by the WBC and 10 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Joshua vs Makhmudov form
Joshua has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Otto Wallin on 23rd December 2023 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had won against Robert Helenius on 12th August 2023 by knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jermaine Franklin on 1st April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at o2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on 20th August 2022 by split decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
He had lost to Oleksandr Usyk on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Makhmudov has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Agit Kabayel on 23rd December 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at KINGDOM ARENA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Junior Anthony Wright on 28th October 2023 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Boulevard Hall, Riyadh.
Going into that contest, he had won against Raphael Akpejiori on 1st July 2023 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Huntington Center, Toledo, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Michael Wallisch on 16th December 2022 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Centre Gervais Auto, Shawinigan, Canada.
He had beat Carlos Takam on 16th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Montreal Casino, Montreal.
In terms of recent activity, Arslanbek Makhmudov has been fighting more than Anthony Joshua.
Anthony Joshua last fought 8 months and 20 days ago, while Arslanbek Makhmudov's last outing was 8 months and 20 days ago.
Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Makhmudov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Joshua vs Makhmudov?
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|Anthony Joshua - Decision
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