Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Usyk vs Sanchez?
Oleksandr Usyk could face Frank Sanchez in Summer 2022 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Usyk vs Sanchez stats
Oleksandr Usyk would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Frank Sanchez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Usyk would have a slight advantage in power over Sanchez, with a 68% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 65%.
Oleksandr Usyk is the older man by 6 years, at 35 years old.
Sanchez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Usyk. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Oleksandr Usyk fights out of the southpaw stance, while Frank Sanchez is an orthodox fighter.
Usyk is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 67 more professional rounds, 156 to Sanchez's 89.
Oleksandr Usyk goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at heavyweight.
Frank Sanchez is currently ranked number 4 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 10 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Usyk vs Sanchez form
Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated Dereck Chisora on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.
Before 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.
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.
Sanchez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Christian Hammer on 1st January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Efe Ajagba on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had won against Nagy Aguilera on 8th May 2021 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Julian Fernandez on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Alamodome, Texas.
Hehad beat Brian Howard on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Microsoft Theater, California.
In terms of recent activity, Frank Sanchez has been fighting more than Oleksandr Usyk.
Oleksandr Usyk last fought 4 months and 4 days ago, while Frank Sanchez's last outing was 28 days ago.
Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Sanchez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Usyk vs Sanchez?
Frank Sanchez is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Oleksandr Usyk if you fancy the incredible upset.