Parker vs Hrgovic Info
Joseph Parker will face the challenge of Filip Hrgovic in Spring 2020 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Parker vs Hrgovic stats
Joseph Parker would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins and 2 loses, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Filip Hrgovic would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 10 wins, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Hrgovic would have a slight advantage in power over Parker, with a 80% knock out percentage over Parker's 78%.
Joseph Parker is the same age as Filip Hrgovic, at 28 years old.
Hrgovic has a height advantage of 2 inches over Parker.
Both Joseph Parker & Filip Hrgovic fight out of an orthodox stance.
Parker is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 years and 2 months earlier than Hrgovic, who’s first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 129 more professional rounds, 165 to Hrgovic's 36.
Joseph Parker goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 7 by the IBF and 7 by the RING in the heavyweight division.
Filip Hrgovic is currently ranked number 9 by the WBC, 15 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF in the heavyweight division.
Parker vs Hrgovic form
Joseph Parker has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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.
Previous to that, he had beat Alex Leapai on 29th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.
Going into that contest, he had won against Alexander Flores on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Before that, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had lost to Anthony Joshua on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Cardiff.
Hrgovic remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Eric Molina on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had beat Mario Heredia on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Centro de Usos Multiples, Sonora, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Gregory Corbin on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States.
Before that, he had won against Kevin Johnson on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at KC Drazen Petrovic, Zagreb, Croatia.
He had defeated Amir Mansour on 8th September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Arena Zagreb, Zagreb.
In terms of recent activity, Filip Hrgovic has been fighting more than Joseph Parker.
Joseph Parker last fought 6 months and 22 days ago, while Filip Hrgovic's last outing was 9 months and 13 days ago.
Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 10 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Hrgovic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 2 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.