Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
24-2-0
42-2-1

The tape

32
Age
36
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

UD 12KO 9UD 12TKO 7TKO 7
Form
KO 11TKO 7KO 7KO 1SD 12
24
Wins
42
22
By KO
41
92
KO%
98
2
Losses
2
1
Stopped
2
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2008
124
Pro rounds
161

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

2
The Ring
3
5
WBA
6
-
WBC
1
4
WBO
-
5
IBF
-

Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder preview

When is Joshua vs Wilder?

Anthony Joshua could face the challenge of Deontay Wilder in Summer 2022 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, 2 loses 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, 2 loses 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 32 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 37 less professional rounds, 124 to Wilder's 161.

Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 4 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at heavyweight.

Deontay Wilder is currently ranked number 6 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC 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 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.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before 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.

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.

Deontay Wilder has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Tyson Fury on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, 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.

Hehad 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.

Activity check

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

Anthony Joshua last fought 2 months and 8 days ago, while Deontay Wilder's last outing was 1 month and 24 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 21 days. 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 and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 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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