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Dillian Whyte vs Francis Ngannou preview
When is Whyte vs Ngannou?
Dillian Whyte could fight Francis Ngannou in Summer 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Whyte vs Ngannou 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.
Francis Ngannou would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggest Whyte would have a massive power advantage over Ngannou, boosting at 66% knock out percentage over Ngannou's 0%.
Dillian Whyte is the younger man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Ngannou has 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Dillian Whyte & Francis Ngannou fight out of an orthodox stance.
Whyte is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 32 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 11 year and 10 months later than Ngannou, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 182 more professional rounds, 182 to Ngannou's 0.
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 Ngannou form
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 beat Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Whyte's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 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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