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When is Usyk vs Whyte?
Oleksandr Usyk could face Dillian Whyte in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Usyk vs Whyte 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.
Dillian Whyte would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Whyte would have a slight advantage in power over Usyk, with a 66% knock out percentage over Usyk's 65%.
Oleksandr Usyk is the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Whyte 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 Dillian Whyte is an orthodox fighter.
Usyk is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 5 months later than Whyte, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 14 less professional rounds, 168 to Whyte's 182.
Dillian Whyte is currently ranked number 6 by the WBC, 10 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Usyk vs Whyte form
Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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.
Previous to that, he had beat 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 won against Derek Chisora on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.
He had defeated 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.
Whyte has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Jermaine Franklin on 26th November 2022 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tyson Fury on 23rd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Alexander Povetkin 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.
Before that, he had lost to Alexander Povetkin 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.
He had defeated Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
In terms of recent activity, Dillian Whyte has been fighting more than Oleksandr Usyk.
Oleksandr Usyk last fought 3 months and 18 days ago, while Dillian Whyte's last outing was 12 days ago.
Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Whyte's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
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