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Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
35-3-0
26-2-1

Belts on The Line

WBO Interim World Heavyweight

The tape

32
Age
40
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

MD 12UD 12KO 3TKO 1UD 10
Form
MD 12KO 3TKO 6UD 12KO 1
35
Wins
26
23
By KO
21
66
KO%
81
3
Losses
2
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2014
250
Pro rounds
105

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

3
The Ring
4
3
WBA
-
-
WBC
9
-
WBO
2
-
IBF
8

Joseph Parker vs Zhilei Zhang preview


When is Parker vs Zhang II?

Joseph Parker could potentially square off against Zhilei Zhang in Autumn/Fall 2024 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Parker vs Zhang II stats

Joseph Parker would step into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Zhilei Zhang would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Zhang would have advantage in power over Parker, with a 81% knock out percentage over Parker's 66%.

Joseph Parker is the younger man by 8 years, at 32 years old.

Zhang has a height advantage of 2 inches over Parker. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Joseph Parker fights out of the orthodox stance, while Zhilei Zhang is a southpaw.

Parker is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Zhang, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 145 more professional rounds, 250 to Zhang's 105.

Joseph Parker goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA and 3 by the RING at heavyweight.

Zhilei Zhang is currently ranked number 9 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 8 by the IBF and 4 by the RING in the 201lb division.

Parker vs Zhang II form

Parker has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Zhilei Zhang on 8th March 2024 by majority decision in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had defeated Deontay Wilder on 23rd December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh.

Going into that contest, he had beat Simon Kean on 28th October 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Riyadh.

Before that, he had won against Faiga Opelu on 24th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia.

He had beat Jack Massey on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Zhilei Zhang has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Joseph Parker on 8th March 2024 by majority decision in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had defeated Joe Joyce on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Joe Joyce on 15th April 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.

Before that, he had been beaten by Filip Hrgovic on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

He had defeated Scott Alexander on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joseph Parker has been fighting more than Zhilei Zhang.

Joseph Parker last fought 6 months and 13 days ago, while Zhilei Zhang's last outing was 6 months and 13 days ago.

Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year and 8 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

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