VS
Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
16-2-0
11-2-0

The tape

38
Age
32
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 7" / 201 cm
80.3" / 204 cm
Reach
81.9" / 208 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 10KO 3TKO 6KO 11TKO 4
Form
SD 10SD 10MD 10TKO 7TKO 12
16
Wins
11
15
By KO
9
94
KO%
82
2
Losses
2
2
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2017
93
Pro rounds
81

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

8
The Ring
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-
WBA
-
11
WBC
-
14
WBO
-
11
IBF
-

Joe Joyce vs Tony Yoka preview


When is Joyce vs Yoka?

Joe Joyce could face the challenge of Tony Yoka in Summer 2024 the United Kingdom.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Joyce vs Yoka stats

Joe Joyce would step into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 losses, and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Tony Yoka would make his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Joyce would have an advantage in power over Yoka, with a 94% knockout percentage compared to Yoka's 82%.

Joe Joyce is the older man by 6 years, at 38 years old.

Yoka has a height advantage of 1 inch over Joyce. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Joe Joyce and Tony Yoka fight out of an orthodox stance.

Joyce is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 months later than Yoka, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 12 more professional rounds, totaling 93 compared to Yoka's 81.

Joe Joyce goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC, 14 by the WBO, 11 by the IBF, and 8 by The Ring at heavyweight.

Joyce vs Yoka form

Joe Joyce has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Kash Ali on March 16, 2024, by knockout in the 10th round at Resorts World Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Zhilei Zhang on September 23, 2023, by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Zhilei Zhang on April 15, 2023, by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.

Before that, he had beaten Joseph Parker on September 24, 2022, by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at AO Arena, Manchester.

He had won against Christian Hammer on July 2, 2022, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Arena, London.

Tony Yoka has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Ryad Merhy on December 9, 2023, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Stade Roland Garros, Paris XVI, France.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Carlos Takam on March 11, 2023, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Zenith de Paris-La Villette, Paris XIX.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Martin Bakole Ilunga on May 14, 2022, by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Accord Hotels Arena, Paris.

Before that, he had beaten Petar Milas on September 10, 2021, by technical knockout in the 7th round at Roland Garros, Paris.

He had defeated Joel Tambwe Djeko on March 5, 2021, by technical knockout in the 12th round at H Arena, Loire-Atlantique.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joe Joyce has been fighting more than Tony Yoka.

Joe Joyce last fought 4 months and 10 days ago, while Tony Yoka's last outing was 7 months and 17 days ago.

Joyce's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 24 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

Yoka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

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