Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Heavyweight
24-1-0
42-1-1

Belts on The Line

IBF World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
WBA Super World Heavyweight

The tape

31
Age
35
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 7" / 201 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
83.1" / 211 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 9UD 12TKO 7TKO 7UD 12
Form
TKO 7KO 7KO 1SD 12TKO 10
24
Wins
42
22
By KO
41
92
KO%
98
1
Losses
1
1
Stopped
1
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2008
112
Pro rounds
150

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

1
The Ring
2
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
1
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder preview

When is Joshua vs Wilder?

Anthony Joshua could face the challenge of Deontay Wilder in Summer 2021 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 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Deontay Wilder would make his way to the ring with a record of 42 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 41 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 92%.

Anthony Joshua is the younger man by 4 years, at 31 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 19 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 38 less professional rounds, 112 to Wilder's 150.

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

Deontay Wilder is currently ranked number 1 by the WBC and 2 by the RING in the 201lb division.

Joshua vs Wilder form

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

In his last fight, he won against 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, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against 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 defeated 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.

Deontay Wilder has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Luis Ortiz on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Dominic Breazeale on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had drawn with Tyson Fury on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Hehad beat Luis Ortiz on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Anthony Joshua has been fighting more than Deontay Wilder.

Anthony Joshua last fought 7 months and 24 days ago, while Deontay Wilder's last outing was 1 year, 5 months and 14 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

Wilder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Joshua vs Wilder?

Deontay Wilder is currently () to win the contest outright, while you can get () on Anthony Joshua if you fancy the incredible upset.

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