Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Joshua vs Wilder?
Anthony Joshua could face the challenge of Deontay Wilder in Early 2024 in 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 Wilder stats
Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Deontay Wilder would make his way to the ring with a record of 43 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 42 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Wilder would have a slight advantage in power over Joshua, with a 98% knock out percentage over Joshua's 88%.
Anthony Joshua is the younger man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Wilder has a height advantage of 1 inch over Joshua. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Anthony Joshua & Deontay Wilder fight out of an orthodox stance.
Joshua is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 10 months later than Wilder, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 7 less professional rounds, 155 to Wilder's 162.
Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at heavyweight.
Deontay Wilder is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 3 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Joshua vs Wilder form
Joshua has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Robert Helenius on 12th August 2023 by knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Jermaine Franklin on 1st April 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 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.
Before that, he had lost to 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.
He had beat 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.
Deontay Wilder has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Robert Helenius on 15th October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tyson Fury on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Tyson Fury on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Luis Ortiz on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had won against Dominic Breazeale on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Anthony Joshua has been fighting more than Deontay Wilder.
Anthony Joshua last fought 5 months and 16 days ago, while Deontay Wilder's last outing was 1 year, 3 months and 13 days ago.
Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Wilder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Joshua vs Wilder?
Deontay Wilder is currently 5/6 (-120) to win the contest outright, while you can get 1/1 (+100) on Anthony Joshua if you fancy the slight upset.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Deontay Wilder - KO||90.91%|
|Anthony Joshua - KO||9.09%|
Based on 11 Predictions