VS
Late 2024
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in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
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The Ring Heavyweight
WBC World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
WBA Super World Heavyweight

The tape

37
Age
29
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

SD 12KO 9SD 12UD 12UD 12
Form
UD 12KO 1TKO 4UD 12TKO 3
22
Wins
25
14
By KO
19
64
KO%
76
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2015
189
Pro rounds
114

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

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Oleksandr Usyk vs Jai Opetaia preview


When is Usyk vs Opetaia?

Oleksandr Usyk could face the challenge of Jai Opetaia in late 2024 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 Opetaia stats

Oleksandr Usyk would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Jai Opetaia would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 25 wins and 0 draws, with 19 of those by knockout.

The stats suggest Opetaia would have an advantage in power over Usyk, with a 76% knockout percentage compared to Usyk's 64%.

Oleksandr Usyk is the older man by 8 years, at 37 years old.

Usyk has a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Oleksandr Usyk and Jai Opetaia fight out of a southpaw stance.

Usyk is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Opetaia, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 75 more professional rounds, totaling 189 compared to Opetaia's 114.

Usyk vs Opetaia form

Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Tyson Fury on May 18, 2024, by split decision in their WBC World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had beaten Daniel Dubois on August 26, 2023, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Stadion Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland.

Going into that contest, he had won against Anthony Joshua on August 20, 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.

Before that, he had beaten Anthony Joshua on September 25, 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.

He had defeated Derek Chisora on October 31, 2020, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Opetaia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Mairis Briedis on May 18, 2024, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had won against Ellis Zorro on December 23, 2023, by knockout in the 1st round in their The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jordan Thompson on September 30, 2023, by technical knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had beaten Mairis Briedis on July 2, 2022, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland, Australia.

He had won against Daniel Russell on December 4, 2021, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jai Opetaia has been fighting more than Oleksandr Usyk.

Oleksandr Usyk last fought 7 months and 3 days ago, while Jai Opetaia's last outing was 7 months and 3 days ago.

Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 20 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 9 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

Opetaia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

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