Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Parker vs Hunter?
Joseph Parker could face Michael Hunter in Summer 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Parker vs Hunter stats
Joseph Parker would step into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Michael Hunter would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Hunter would have a slight advantage in power over Parker, with a 70% knock out percentage over Parker's 68%.
Joseph Parker is the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Parker has a height advantage of 2 inches over Hunter. Despite this, Hunter has 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Joseph Parker & Michael Hunter fight out of an orthodox stance.
Parker is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 months earlier than Hunter, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 101 more professional rounds, 238 to Hunter's 137.
Joseph Parker goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 4 by the RING at heavyweight.
Parker vs Hunter form
Parker has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat Deontay Wilder on 23rd December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had beat Simon Kean on 28th October 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Riyadh.
Going into that contest, he had won against Faiga Opelu on 24th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Before that, he had beat Jack Massey on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He had been beaten by Joe Joyce on 24th September 2022 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at AO Arena, Manchester.
Hunter has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he drew Jerry Forrest on 2nd December 2021 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mike Wilson on 3rd August 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Hulu Theater at MSG, New York.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Alexander Povetkin on 7th December 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had won against Sergey Kuzmin on 13th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
He had defeated Fabio Maldonado on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
In terms of recent activity, Joseph Parker has been fighting more than Michael Hunter.
Joseph Parker last fought 7 months and 3 days ago, while Michael Hunter's last outing was 2 years, 7 months and 24 days ago.
Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Hunter's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
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