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Oleksandr Usyk vs Artur Beterbiev preview
When is Usyk vs Beterbiev?
Oleksandr Usyk could face Artur Beterbiev in Spring 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.
Usyk vs Beterbiev stats
Oleksandr Usyk would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Artur Beterbiev would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 19 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Beterbiev would have a massive power advantage over Usyk, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Usyk's 65%.
Oleksandr Usyk is the younger man by 2 years, at 36 years old.
Usyk has a height advantage of 3 inches over Beterbiev. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Oleksandr Usyk fights out of the southpaw stance, while Artur Beterbiev is an orthodox fighter.
Usyk is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 months later than Beterbiev, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 77 more professional rounds, 168 to Beterbiev's 91.
Usyk vs Beterbiev form
Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Anthony Joshua on 20th August 2022 by split decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had beat Anthony Joshua on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Derek Chisora on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.
He had defeated Tony Bellew on 10th November 2018 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight, WBC World Cruiserweight, IBF World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Artur Beterbiev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Anthony Yarde on 28th January 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Light heavyweight, WBC World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Joe Smith Jr on 18th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Light heavyweight, IBF World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Marcus Browne on 17th December 2021 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Quebec, Canada.
Before that, he had beat Adam Deines on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia.
He had won against Oleksandr Gvozdyk on 18th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Artur Beterbiev has been fighting more than Oleksandr Usyk.
Oleksandr Usyk last fought 9 months and 8 days ago, while Artur Beterbiev's last outing was 4 months ago.
Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Beterbiev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
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