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Joseph Parker vs Alexander Ustinov preview
When is Parker vs Ustinov?
Joseph Parker could square off against Alexander Ustinov in Autumn/Fall 2023 in New Zealand.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Parker vs Ustinov stats
Joseph Parker would step into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexander Ustinov would make his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ustinov would have a slight advantage in power over Parker, with a 74% knock out percentage over Parker's 68%.
Joseph Parker is the younger man by 15 years, at 31 years old.
Ustinov has a height advantage of 4 inches over Parker.
Both Joseph Parker & Alexander Ustinov fight out of an orthodox stance.
Parker is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 year and 1 month later than Ustinov, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 29 more professional rounds, 222 to Ustinov's 193.
Joseph Parker goes into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 8 by the RING at heavyweight.
Parker vs Ustinov form
Joseph Parker has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Jack Massey on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Derek Chisora on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Before that, he had beat Derek Chisora on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had defeated Junior Fa on 27th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Alexander Ustinov has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Joe Joyce on 18th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Michael Hunter on 24th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Manuel Charr on 25th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Heavyweight championship fight at Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Before that, he had won against Konstantin Airich on 12th December 2015 by knockout in the 5th round at VTB Arena, Moscow, Russia.
He had defeated Maurice Harris on 10th October 2015 by knockout in the 1st round at El Poliedro, Caracas, Venezuela.
In terms of recent activity, Joseph Parker has been fighting more than Alexander Ustinov.
Joseph Parker last fought 1 month and 27 days ago, while Alexander Ustinov's last outing was 3 years, 10 months and 2 days ago.
Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Ustinov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.
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