Joshua vs Usyk

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  • Joshua vs Usyk
  • 23-1-0 17-0-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • Wembley Stadium, London, UK
  • WBA Super World Heavyweight Championship
  • IBF World Heavyweight Championship
  • WBO World Heavyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Heavyweight
  • TKO 10UD 12TKO 7TKO 7UD 12 < form TKO 10MD 12UD 12KO 8TKO 7 <
  • Tape
  • 30 age 33
  • 6' 6" / 198cm height 6' 3" / 190cm
  • 81.9" / 208cm reach 78" / 198cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • full record
  • 23 wins 17
  • 21 by ko 13
  • 91% Ko% 76%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • 1 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2013 Debut 2013
  • 103 Pro rds 132
  • current rankings @ Heavyweight
  • 1 The Ring
  • WBA 2
  • WBC 2
  • WBO 1
  • IBF 3

Joshua vs Usyk Info

Anthony Joshua could potentially square off against Oleksandr Usyk in Late 2020 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 defending IBF World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019. He has held this belt for 9 months and 13 days.

He would be defending WBO World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019. He has held this title for 9 months and 13 days.

Also, on the line would be his WBA Super World Heavyweight Championship defence for the first time. He won this belt against Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019. He has been recognised as this champion for 9 months and 13 days.

Joshua vs Usyk stats

Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 23 wins and 1 loss, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Oleksandr Usyk would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins, with 13 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Joshua would have advantage in power over Usyk, with a 91% knock out percentage over Usyk's 76%.

Anthony Joshua is the younger man by 3 years, at 30 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 29 less professional rounds, 103 to Usyk's 132.

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 and 3 by the IBF 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 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.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.

Before that, he had beat 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.

He had won against Carlos Takam on 28th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Heavyweight and WBA Super World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Wales.

Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

He had defeated Marco Huck on 9th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Max Schmeling Halle, Berlin, Germany.

Activity check

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

Anthony Joshua last fought 9 months and 13 days ago, while Oleksandr Usyk's last outing was 11 months and 8 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

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