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When is Usyk vs Povetkin?
Oleksandr Usyk could take on Alexander Povetkin in Early 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 Povetkin stats
Oleksandr Usyk would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexander Povetkin would make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Povetkin would have a slight advantage in power over Usyk, with a 69% knock out percentage over Usyk's 67%.
Oleksandr Usyk is the younger man by 8 years, at 36 years old.
Usyk has a height advantage of 1 inch over Povetkin. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Oleksandr Usyk fights out of the southpaw stance, while Alexander Povetkin is an orthodox fighter.
Usyk is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 8 year and 4 months later than Povetkin, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 87 less professional rounds, 177 to Povetkin's 264.
Usyk vs Povetkin form
Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Daniel Dubois on 26th August 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.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, he had beat Derek Chisora on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had defeated Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.
Povetkin has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Dillian Whyte on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar.
Previous to that, he had won against Dillian Whyte on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Michael Hunter on 7th December 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had defeated Hughie Fury on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.
In terms of recent activity, Oleksandr Usyk has been fighting more than Alexander Povetkin.
Oleksandr Usyk last fought 5 months and 2 days ago, while Alexander Povetkin's last outing was 2 years, 10 months and 1 day ago.
Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Povetkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
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