Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Joyce vs Washington?
Joe Joyce could face the challenge of Gerald Washington in Summer 2021 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Joyce vs Washington stats
Joe Joyce would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gerald Washington would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Joyce would have a large advantage in power over Washington, boosting at 92% knock out percentage over Washington's 65%.
Joe Joyce is the younger man by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Washington has 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Joe Joyce & Gerald Washington fight out of an orthodox stance.
Joyce is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 2 months later than Washington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 64 less professional rounds, 53 to Washington's 117.
Joe Joyce goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 10 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Joyce vs Washington 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.
Gerald Washington has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Charles Martin on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Robert Helenius on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 8th round at Armory, Minnesota.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Adam Kownacki on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had lost to Jarrell Miller on 29th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Hehad been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
In terms of recent activity, Joe Joyce has been fighting more than Gerald Washington.
Joe Joyce last fought 6 months and 25 days ago, while Gerald Washington's last outing was 1 year and 4 months ago.
Joyce's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
Washington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Joyce vs Washington?
Gerald Washington is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Joe Joyce if you fancy the incredible upset.