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Anthony Joshua vs Demsey McKean preview
When is Joshua vs McKean?
Anthony Joshua could fight Demsey McKean in April 2023 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Joshua vs McKean stats
Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Demsey McKean would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Joshua would have a large advantage in power over McKean, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over McKean's 64%.
Anthony Joshua is the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Anthony Joshua fights out of the orthodox stance, while Demsey McKean is a southpaw.
Joshua is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year earlier than McKean, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 40 more professional rounds, 148 to McKean's 108.
Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 3 by the RING at heavyweight.
Demsey McKean is currently ranked number 11 by the WBO and 11 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Joshua vs McKean form
Joshua has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Jermaine Franklin on 1st April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Kubrat Pulev on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.
He had beat Andy Ruiz Jr on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
McKean remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Patrick Korte on 15th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at South Bank Piazza, South Brisbane, Australia.
Previous to that, he had won against Ariel Esteban Bracamonte on 27th February 2022 by points in the 8th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Don Haynesworth on 19th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at SNHU Arena, Manchester, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Kiki Toa Leutele on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mansfield Tavern, Mansfield, Australia.
He had won against Jonathan Rice on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Star, Gold Coast.
In terms of recent activity, Demsey McKean has been fighting more than Anthony Joshua.
Anthony Joshua last fought 2 months and 10 days ago, while Demsey McKean's last outing was 7 months and 27 days ago.
Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
McKean's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
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