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 29 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 29 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Browne would have advantage in power over Parker, with a 86% knock out percentage over Parker's 72%.
Joseph Parker is the younger man by 13 years, at 29 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 1 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 46 more professional rounds, 189 to Browne's 143.
Joseph Parker goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at heavyweight.
Parker vs Browne form
Parker has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Dereck Chisora on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Junior Fa on 27th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Going into that contest, he had beat Shawndell Terell Winters on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Alex Leapai on 29th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.
He had won against Alexander Flores on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Browne has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Paul Gallen on 21st April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at WIN Entertainment Centre, New South Wales, Australia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by David Allen on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Kamil Sokolowski on 2nd March 2019 by points in the 6th round at Trump Turnberry, Scotland.
Before that, he had lost to Dillian Whyte on 24th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Hehad beat Ruslan Chagaev on 5th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Heavyweight championship fight at Colosseum Sport Hall, Grozny, Russia.
In terms of recent activity, Joseph Parker has been fighting more than Lucas Browne.
Joseph Parker last fought 5 months and 23 days ago, while Lucas Browne's last outing was 6 months and 3 days ago.
Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Browne's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 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.