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When is Joyce vs Yoka?
Joe Joyce could face the challenge of Tony Yoka in Early 2024 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 vs Yoka stats
Joe Joyce would step into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tony Yoka would make his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Joyce would have advantage in power over Yoka, with a 93% knock out percentage over Yoka's 82%.
Joe Joyce is the older man by 7 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 & Tony Yoka fight out of an orthodox stance.
Joyce is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 months later than Yoka, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 2 more professional rounds, 83 to Yoka's 81.
Joe Joyce goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBC 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 lost to Zhilei Zhang on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Zhilei Zhang on 15th April 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joseph Parker on 24th September 2022 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at AO Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against Christian Hammer on 2nd July 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Arena, London.
He had beat Carlos Takam on 24th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at SSE Arena, Wembley, London.
Yoka has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Carlos Takam on 11th March 2023 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Zenith de Paris-La Villette, Paris XIX, France.
Previous to that, he had lost to Martin Bakole Ilunga on 14th May 2022 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Accord Hotels Arena, Paris.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Petar Milas on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Roland Garros, Paris.
Before that, he had won against Joel Tambwe Djeko on 5th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 12th round at H Arena, Loire-Atlantique.
He had defeated Christian Hammer on 27th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at H Arena, Loire-Atlantique.
In terms of recent activity, Joe Joyce has been fighting more than Tony Yoka.
Joe Joyce last fought 4 months and 5 days ago, while Tony Yoka's last outing was 10 months and 17 days ago.
Joyce's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.
Yoka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 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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