Joyce vs Hanks Info
Joe Joyce beat Joe Hanks by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 1st December 2018 at Staples Center in LA.
The fight took place over rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Joyce vs Hanks stats
Joe Joyce stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 6 wins, zero loses and draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joe Hanks made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Joyce had a massive power advantage over Hanks, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Hanks' 65%.
Joe Joyce was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Joyce had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hanks.
Both Joe Joyce & Joe Hanks fought out of an orthodox stance.
Joyce was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 9 year and 10 months later than Hanks, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 51 less professional rounds, 40 to Hanks' 91.
Joe Joyce went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBA in the heavyweight division.
Joyce vs Hanks form
Joyce remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Iago Kiladze on 30th September 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Ivica Bacurin on 15th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Lenroy Thomas on 5th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Donnie Palmer on 17th March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at York Hall, London.
He had won against Rudolf Jozic on 16th February 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at York Hall, London.
What time did Joyce vs Hanks start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 2:00 am UTC at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was 9:00 pm EST or 6:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 2:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Joyce vs Hanks?
Joyce vs Hanks was broadcast on Showtime PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.