Usyk vs Joyce

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  • Usyk vs Joyce
  • 18-0-0 12-0-0
  • Potential : Spring 2021
  • USA
  • 12 Round Contest @ Heavyweight
  • MD 12UD 12KO 8TKO 7UD 12 < form TKO 6TKO 3UD 12TKO 3KO 10 <
  • Tape
  • 34 age 35
  • 6' 3" / 190cm height 6' 6" / 198cm
  • 78" / 198cm reach 80.3" / 204cm
  • Southpaw (l) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 18 wins 12
  • 13 by ko 11
  • 72% Ko% 92%
  • 0 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2013 Debut 2017
  • 144 Pro rds 53
  • current rankings @ Heavyweight
  • 10 The Ring
  • 2 WBA
  • 2 WBC 5
  • 1 WBO 2
  • 3 IBF 12

Usyk vs Joyce Info

Oleksandr Usyk could take on Joe Joyce in Spring 2021 in the United States.

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

Joyce will be defending his CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Daniel Dubois in November 2020. He has held this belt for 1 month and 23 days.

He will also be defending BBBOC British Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Daniel Dubois in November 2020. He has held this title for 1 month and 23 days.

Usyk vs Joyce stats

Oleksandr Usyk would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins and zero loses, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Joe Joyce would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins, with 11 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Joyce would have advantage in power over Usyk, with a 92% knock out percentage over Usyk's 72%.

Oleksandr Usyk is the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Joyce has a height advantage of 3 inches over Usyk. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Oleksandr Usyk fights out of the southpaw stance, while Joe Joyce is an orthodox fighter.

Usyk is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Joyce, who’s first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 91 more professional rounds, 144 to Joyce's 53.

Oleksandr Usyk goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 10 by the RING in the heavyweight division.

Joe Joyce is currently ranked number 5 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 12 by the IBF in the heavyweight division.

Usyk vs Joyce form

Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Dereck Chisora on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, he had beat Murat Gassiev on 21st July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight, WBA Super World Cruiserweight, WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Olimpiyskiy, Moscow, Russia.

He had defeated Mairis Briedis on 27th January 2018 by majority decision in their WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.

Joyce remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Daniel Dubois on 28th November 2020 by knockout in the 10th round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at Church House, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Michael Wallisch on 25th July 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at BT Sport Studio, London.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Bryant Jennings on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had beat Alexander Ustinov on 18th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire.

He had won against Bermane Stiverne on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joe Joyce has been fighting more than Oleksandr Usyk.

Oleksandr Usyk last fought 2 months and 21 days ago, while Joe Joyce's last outing was 1 month and 24 days ago.

Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

Joyce's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 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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