Usyk vs Ward

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  • Usyk vs Ward
  • 18-0-0 32-0-0
  • Potential : Summer 2021
  • USA
  • WBA Super World Cruiserweight Championship
  • IBF World Cruiserweight Championship
  • WBC World Cruiserweight Championship
  • Vacant WBO World Cruiserweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Cruiserweight
  • MD 12UD 12KO 8TKO 7UD 12 < form TKO 9UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 8 <
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  • 33 age 36
  • 6' 3" / 190cm height 6' 0" / 183cm
  • 78" / 198cm reach 70.9" / 180cm
  • Southpaw (l) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 18 wins 32
  • 13 by ko 16
  • 72% Ko% 50%
  • 0 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2013 Debut 2004
  • 144 Pro rds 238
  • current rankings @ Cruiserweight
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Usyk vs Ward Info

Oleksandr Usyk could face Andre Ward in Summer 2021 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

The contest would be for the undisputed cruiserweight championship of the world, with the WBA, IBF, WBC & WBO belts on the line.

Usyk vs Ward stats

Oleksandr Usyk would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins and zero loses, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Andre Ward would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 32 wins, with 16 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Usyk would have a large advantage in power over Ward, boosting at 72% knock out percentage over Ward's 50%.

Oleksandr Usyk is the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.

Usyk has a height advantage of 3 inches over Ward. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Oleksandr Usyk fights out of the southpaw stance, while Andre Ward is an orthodox fighter.

Usyk is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 8 year and 10 months later than Ward, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 94 less professional rounds, 144 to Ward's 238.

Usyk vs Ward form

Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Dereck Chisora on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

He had beat 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.

Ward remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Sergey Kovalev on 17th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight, IBF World Light heavyweight, WBO World Light heavyweight and The Ring Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Sergey Kovalev on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight, IBF World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Alexander Brand on 6th August 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

Before that, he had defeated Sullivan Barrera on 26th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

He had beat Paul Smith on 20th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Andre Ward has been fighting more than Oleksandr Usyk.

Oleksandr Usyk last fought 2 months and 16 days ago, while Andre Ward's last outing was 3 years 6 months and 30 days ago.

Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

Ward's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 11 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

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