Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Joshua vs Ngannou?
Anthony Joshua could face the challenge of Francis Ngannou in Summer 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Joshua vs Ngannou stats
Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Francis Ngannou would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggest Joshua would have a massive power advantage over Ngannou, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Ngannou's 0%.
Anthony Joshua is the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Joshua has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ngannou. Despite this, Ngannou has 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Anthony Joshua & Francis Ngannou fight out of an orthodox stance.
Joshua is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 29 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 10 year and 2 months later than Ngannou, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 155 more professional rounds, 155 to Ngannou's 0.
Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at heavyweight.
Francis Ngannou is currently ranked number 10 by the WBC in the 201lb division.
Joshua vs Ngannou form
Joshua has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Robert Helenius on 12th August 2023 by knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Jermaine Franklin on 1st April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at o2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had won against 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.
Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Joshua vs Ngannou?
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Anthony Joshua - KO||100%|
Based on 1 Prediction