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Joseph Parker vs Frank Sanchez preview
When is Parker vs Sanchez?
Joseph Parker could face the challenge of Frank Sanchez in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 Sanchez stats
Joseph Parker would step into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Frank Sanchez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins and 0 draws, with 15 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Parker would have a slight advantage in power over Sanchez, with a 69% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 68%.
Joseph Parker is the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Sanchez has 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Joseph Parker & Frank Sanchez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Parker is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 years and 2 months earlier than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 124 more professional rounds, 223 to Sanchez's 99.
Joseph Parker goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO, 12 by the IBF and 9 by the RING at heavyweight.
Frank Sanchez is currently ranked number 4 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Parker vs Sanchez form
Parker has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Faiga Opelu on 24th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat Jack Massey on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Derek Chisora on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
He had beat Derek Chisora on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Sanchez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Daniel Martz on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Carlos Negron on 15th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Going into that contest, he had won against Christian Hammer on 1st January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
Before that, he had defeated Efe Ajagba on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
He had beat Nagy Aguilera on 8th May 2021 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Frank Sanchez has been fighting more than Joseph Parker.
Joseph Parker last fought 16 days ago, while Frank Sanchez's last outing was 2 months and 1 day ago.
Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Sanchez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
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