Joshua vs Usyk

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  • Joshua vs Usyk
  • 24-1-0 18-0-0
  • Potential : Summer 2021
  • Wembley Stadium, London, UK
  • WBA Super World Heavyweight Championship
  • IBF World Heavyweight Championship
  • WBO World Heavyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Heavyweight
  • UD 12TKO 7TKO 7UD 12TKO 9 < form MD 12UD 12KO 8TKO 7UD 12 <
  • Tape
  • 31 age 34
  • 6' 6" / 198cm height 6' 3" / 190cm
  • 81.9" / 208cm reach 78" / 198cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • full record
  • 24 wins 18
  • 22 by ko 13
  • 92% Ko% 72%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • 1 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2013 Debut 2013
  • 112 Pro rds 144
  • current rankings @ Heavyweight
  • 1 The Ring 10
  • WBA 2
  • WBC 2
  • WBO 1
  • IBF 3

Joshua vs Usyk Info

Anthony Joshua could potentially square off against Oleksandr Usyk in Summer 2021 at Wembley Stadium in London.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

The contest would be for the unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBA, IBF & WBO belts on the line.

Joshua would be making his 2nd defence of the IBF World Heavyweight Championship. He won this belt against Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019. He has held this belt for 1 year 1 month and 12 days.

He would be making his 2nd defence of the WBO World Heavyweight Championship. He won this belt against Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019. He has held this title for 1 year 1 month and 12 days.

Also, on the line would be his 2nd defence of the WBA Super World Heavyweight Championship. He won this belt against Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019. He has been recognised as this champion for 1 year 1 month and 12 days.

Joshua vs Usyk stats

Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 24 wins and 1 loss, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Oleksandr Usyk would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins, with 13 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Joshua would have advantage in power over Usyk, with a 92% knock out percentage over Usyk's 72%.

Anthony Joshua is the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Joshua has a height advantage of 3 inches over Usyk. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Anthony Joshua fights out of the orthodox stance, while Oleksandr Usyk is a southpaw.

Joshua's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Usyk's, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 month earlier than Usyk, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 32 less professional rounds, 112 to Usyk's 144.

Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING in the heavyweight division.

Oleksandr Usyk is currently ranked number 2 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 10 by the RING in the heavyweight division.

Joshua vs Usyk form

Joshua has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Kubrat Pulev on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.

Before that, he had beat Alexander Povetkin on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.

He had won against Joseph Parker on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Dereck Chisora on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Tony Bellew on 10th November 2018 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight, WBC World Cruiserweight, IBF World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Murat Gassiev on 21st July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight, WBA Super World Cruiserweight, WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Olimpiyskiy, Moscow, Russia.

He had defeated Mairis Briedis on 27th January 2018 by majority decision in their WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Anthony Joshua has been fighting more than Oleksandr Usyk.

Anthony Joshua last fought 1 month and 7 days ago, while Oleksandr Usyk's last outing was 2 months and 19 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 8 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

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