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Oleksandr Usyk vs Frank Sanchez preview
When is Usyk vs Sanchez?
Oleksandr Usyk could face Frank Sanchez in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 20 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 21 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Sanchez would have a slight advantage in power over Usyk, with a 67% knock out percentage over Usyk's 65%.
Oleksandr Usyk is the older man by 6 years, at 36 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 70 more professional rounds, 168 to Sanchez's 98.
Frank Sanchez is currently ranked number 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF 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 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.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Derek Chisora on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.
He had beat 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.
Sanchez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Carlos Negron on 15th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Christian Hammer on 1st January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had won against Efe Ajagba on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Before that, he had defeated Nagy Aguilera on 8th May 2021 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
He had beat Julian Fernandez on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Alamodome, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Frank Sanchez has been fighting more than Oleksandr Usyk.
Oleksandr Usyk last fought 7 months and 11 days ago, while Frank Sanchez's last outing was 5 months and 16 days ago.
Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 16 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 2 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
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