Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Parker vs Browne?
Joseph Parker could face the challenge of Lucas Browne in Summer 2022 in Melbourne.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Parker vs Browne stats
Joseph Parker would step into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lucas Browne would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Browne would have advantage in power over Parker, with a 87% knock out percentage over Parker's 70%.
Joseph Parker is the younger man by 13 years, at 30 years old.
Browne has a height advantage of 1 inch over Parker. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Joseph Parker & Lucas Browne fight out of an orthodox stance.
Parker is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 3 months later than Browne, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 50 more professional rounds, 201 to Browne's 151.
Joseph Parker goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 4 by the RING at heavyweight.
Lucas Browne is currently ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 201lb division.
Parker vs Browne form
Parker has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Dereck Chisora on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Dereck Chisora on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had beat Junior Fa on 27th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Before that, he had defeated Shawndell Terell Winters on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
He had won against Alex Leapai on 29th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.
Browne has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Junior Fa on 5th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Marvel Stadium, Victoria, Australia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Paul Gallen on 21st April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at WIN Entertainment Centre, New South Wales.
Going into that contest, he had lost to David Allen on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Kamil Sokolowski on 2nd March 2019 by points in the 6th round at Trump Turnberry, Scotland.
He had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 24th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Joseph Parker has been fighting more than Lucas Browne.
Joseph Parker last fought 7 months and 29 days ago, while Lucas Browne's last outing was 2 months and 11 days ago.
Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Browne's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Parker vs Browne?
Lucas Browne is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Joseph Parker if you fancy the incredible upset.