Joyce vs Kuzmin Info
Joe Joyce could face Sergey Kuzmin in Spring 2021 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Joyce would be defending CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Daniel Dubois in November 2020. He has held this belt for 1 month and 23 days.
He would be defending BBBOC British Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Daniel Dubois in November 2020. He has held this title for 1 month and 23 days.
Joyce vs Kuzmin stats
Joe Joyce would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins and zero loses, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sergey Kuzmin would make his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins and 2 loses, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Joyce would have advantage in power over Kuzmin, with a 92% knock out percentage over Kuzmin's 73%.
Joe Joyce is the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Joyce has a height advantage of 2 inches over Kuzmin. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Joe Joyce & Sergey Kuzmin fight out of an orthodox stance.
Joyce is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 10 months later than Kuzmin, who’s first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 42 less professional rounds, 53 to Kuzmin's 95.
Joe Joyce goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 12 by the IBF in the heavyweight division.
Joyce vs Kuzmin form
Joyce remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Daniel Dubois on 28th November 2020 by knockout in the 10th round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at Church House, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Michael Wallisch on 25th July 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at BT Sport Studio, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Bryant Jennings on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Alexander Ustinov on 18th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire.
He had defeated Bermane Stiverne on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London.
Kuzmin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Martin Bakole Ilunga on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Hunter on 13th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Joey Dawejko on 9th March 2019 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Before that, he had defeated David Price on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
He had beat Jeremiah Karpency on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at Kings Theatre, New York, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Joe Joyce has been fighting more than Sergey Kuzmin.
Joe Joyce last fought 1 month and 24 days ago, while Sergey Kuzmin's last outing was 1 month and 9 days ago.
Joyce's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
Kuzmin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.