VS
Early 2025
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
28-3-0
35-3-0

Belts on The Line

WBO Interim World Heavyweight

The tape

34
Age
32
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 2TKO 5KO 7UD 12SD 12
Form
MD 12UD 12KO 3TKO 1UD 10
28
Wins
35
25
By KO
23
89
KO%
66
3
Losses
3
1
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2012
162
Pro rounds
250

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

2
The Ring
3
2
WBA
-
1
WBC
-
1
WBO
-
3
IBF
-

Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker preview


When is Joshua vs Parker II?

Anthony Joshua could face the challenge of Joseph Parker in Early 2025 the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Joshua vs Parker II stats

Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 losses, and 0 draws, 25 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Joseph Parker would make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Joshua would have a large advantage in power over Parker, boasting a 89% knockout percentage compared to Parker's 66%.

Anthony Joshua is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Joshua has a height advantage of 2 inches over Parker. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Both Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker fight out of an orthodox stance.

Joshua is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 3 months later than Parker, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 88 fewer professional rounds, totaling 162 compared to Parker's 250.

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.

Joseph Parker is currently ranked number 3 by The Ring in the Heavyweight division.

Joshua vs Parker II form

Joshua has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Francis Ngannou on March 8, 2024, by knockout in the 2nd round at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had won against Otto Wallin on December 23, 2023, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Robert Helenius on August 12, 2023, by knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Jermaine Franklin on April 1, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at o2 Arena, London.

He had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on August 20, 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.

Parker has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Zhilei Zhang on March 8, 2024, by majority decision in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had won against Deontay Wilder on December 23, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Simon Kean on October 28, 2023, by knockout in the 3rd round at Riyadh.

Before that, he had beaten Faiga Opelu on May 24, 2023, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia.

He had won against Jack Massey on January 21, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joseph Parker has been fighting more than Anthony Joshua.

Anthony Joshua last fought 10 months and 8 days ago, while Joseph Parker's last outing was 10 months and 8 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 27 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Joshua vs Parker II?

Anthony Joshua is currently 3/10 (-330) to win the contest outright, while you can get 49/20 (+250) on Joseph Parker if you fancy the upset.

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