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Dillian Whyte vs Michael Hunter preview
When is Whyte vs Hunter?
Dillian Whyte could potentially square off against Michael Hunter in Autumn/Fall 2023 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Whyte vs Hunter stats
Dillian Whyte would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Michael Hunter would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Hunter would have a slight advantage in power over Whyte, with a 70% knock out percentage over Whyte's 66%.
Dillian Whyte is the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Whyte has a height advantage of 2 inches over Hunter. Despite this, Hunter has 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Dillian Whyte & Michael Hunter fight out of an orthodox stance.
Whyte is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Hunter, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 45 more professional rounds, 182 to Hunter's 137.
Dillian Whyte goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 8 by the IBF and 6 by the RING at heavyweight.
Whyte vs Hunter form
Whyte has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 beat Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Hunter has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he drew Jerry Forrest on 2nd December 2021 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Mike Wilson on 3rd August 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Hulu Theater at MSG, New York.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Alexander Povetkin on 7th December 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had beat Sergey Kuzmin on 13th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
He had defeated Fabio Maldonado on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
In terms of recent activity, Dillian Whyte has been fighting more than Michael Hunter.
Dillian Whyte last fought 6 months and 10 days ago, while Michael Hunter's last outing was 1 year, 6 months and 3 days ago.
Whyte's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Hunter's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
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