VS
Dec 23 2023
Saturday

Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

12 round contest @ Heavyweight
26-3-0
TKO 5
RTD 5
26-1-0

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The tape

34
Age
33
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 6" / 197 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

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Form
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26
Wins
26
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
3
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2013

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

2
The Ring
10
3
WBA
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2
WBC
9
1
WBO
12
3
IBF
2

Anthony Joshua vs Otto Wallin report


Who won Joshua vs Wallin?

Anthony Joshua beat Otto Wallin by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday, December 23rd, 2023 at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh.

The scorecards were announced in favor of winner Anthony Joshua.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

Also, on the undercard Deontay Wilder was defeated by Joseph Parker, Dmitry Bivol beat Lyndon Arthur for the WBA Super World Light Heavyweight belt, Jai Opetaia defeated Ellis Zorro for the The Ring Cruiserweight title, Daniel Dubois was victorious over Jarrell Miller, Filip Hrgovic beat Mark de Mori, Frank Sanchez defeated Junior Fa and Arslanbek Makhmudov was defeated by Agit Kabayel.

Joshua vs Wallin stats

Back in December 2023, Anthony Joshua stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws.

Otto Wallin made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.

Anthony Joshua was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Joshua had 4-inch reach advantage.

Anthony Joshua fought out of the orthodox stance, while Otto Wallin was a southpaw.

Joshua was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 months later than Wallin, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, totaling 162 compared to Wallin's 162.

Anthony Joshua went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at heavyweight.

Otto Wallin was ranked number 9 by the WBC, 12 by the WBO and 2 by the IBF in the Heavyweight Division.

Joshua vs Wallin form

Joshua had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Robert Helenius on August 12, 2023 by knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had beaten Jermaine Franklin on April 1, 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 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.

Before that, he had lost to Oleksandr Usyk on September 25, 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 December 12, 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.

Otto Wallin had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Murat Gassiev on September 30, 2023 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Regnum Carya Hotel, Antalya, Turkiye.

Prior to that, he had beaten Helaman Olguin on January 27, 2023 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Castleton Banquet & Conference Center, Windham, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Rydell Booker on May 26, 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Ford Community Center, Michigan.

Before that, he had won against Kamil Sokolowski on February 5, 2022 by points in the 8th round at Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Dominic Breazeale on February 20, 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Otto Wallin had been fighting more than Anthony Joshua.

Going to this contest, Anthony Joshua had last fought 4 months and 11 days ago, while Otto Wallin's last outing had been 2 months and 23 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights come over a period of 3 years and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

Wallin's last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.

What time did Joshua vs Wallin start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM UTC at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 PM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Joshua vs Wallin?

The DAZN PPV show began at 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST. The DAZN PPV UK broadcast of the card started at 7:00 PM (GTM).

What were the odds on Joshua vs Wallin?

Anthony Joshua was a 2/7 (-340) favourite going into the contest, while Otto Wallin made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.

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