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Anthony Joshua vs Frank Sanchez preview
When is Joshua vs Sanchez?
Anthony Joshua could face Frank Sanchez in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Joshua vs Sanchez stats
Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Frank Sanchez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Joshua would have a large advantage in power over Sanchez, boosting at 92% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 67%.
Anthony Joshua is the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Joshua has a height advantage of 2 inches over Sanchez. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Anthony Joshua & Frank Sanchez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Joshua is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 38 more professional rounds, 136 to Sanchez's 98.
Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 3 by the RING at heavyweight.
Frank Sanchez is currently ranked number 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 10 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Joshua vs Sanchez form
Joshua has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to 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.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had lost to Andy Ruiz Jr on 1st June 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Sanchez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Carlos Negron on 15th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Christian Hammer on 1st January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had beat Efe Ajagba on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Before that, he had defeated Nagy Aguilera on 8th May 2021 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
He had won against Julian Fernandez on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Alamodome, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Frank Sanchez has been fighting more than Anthony Joshua.
Anthony Joshua last fought 7 months and 2 days ago, while Frank Sanchez's last outing was 5 months and 7 days ago.
Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Sanchez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
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