Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Usyk vs Parker?
Oleksandr Usyk could fight Joseph Parker in Summer 2021 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Usyk vs Parker stats
Oleksandr Usyk would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joseph Parker would make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Parker would have a slight advantage in power over Usyk, with a 78% knock out percentage over Usyk's 72%.
Oleksandr Usyk is the older man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Parker has a height advantage of 1 inch over Usyk. Despite this, he has 2-inch reach advantage.
Oleksandr Usyk fights out of the southpaw stance, while Joseph Parker is an orthodox fighter.
Usyk is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 4 months later than Parker, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 21 less professional rounds, 144 to Parker's 165.
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.
Joseph Parker is currently ranked number 7 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 7 by the RING in the heavyweight division.
Usyk vs Parker form
Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had won against Marco Huck on 9th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Max Schmeling Halle, Berlin, Germany.
Joseph Parker has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Shawndell Terell Winters on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alex Leapai on 29th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.
Going into that contest, he had beat Alexander Flores on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Before that, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had lost to Anthony Joshua on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Cardiff.
In terms of recent activity, Joseph Parker has been fighting more than Oleksandr Usyk.
Oleksandr Usyk last fought 1 year, 3 months and 14 days ago, while Joseph Parker's last outing was 10 months and 28 days ago.
Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.