Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
29-3-0
18-0-0

The tape

34
Age
29
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
82.7" / 210 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

MD 12TKO 6KO 4TKO 5UD 10
Form
UD 12KO 3KO 6TKO 2TKO 7
29
Wins
18
19
By KO
14
66
KO%
78
3
Losses
0
3
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2017
182
Pro rounds
84

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

5
The Ring
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-
WBA
-
6
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
10
IBF
-

Dillian Whyte vs Lawrence Okolie preview

When is Whyte vs Okolie?

Dillian Whyte could fight Lawrence Okolie in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Whyte vs Okolie 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.

Lawrence Okolie would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Okolie would have advantage in power over Whyte, with a 78% knock out percentage over Whyte's 66%.

Dillian Whyte is the older man by 5 years, at 34 years old.

Okolie has a height advantage of 1 inch over Whyte. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Both Dillian Whyte & Lawrence Okolie fight out of an orthodox stance.

Whyte is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 years and 10 months earlier than Okolie, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 98 more professional rounds, 182 to Okolie's 84.

Dillian Whyte goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 10 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at heavyweight.

Whyte vs Okolie 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.

Okolie remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Michal Cieslak on 27th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Dilan Prasovic on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Krzysztof Glowacki on 20th March 2021 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Before that, he had defeated Nikodem Jezewski on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London.

He had won against Yves Ngabu on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Dillian Whyte has been fighting more than Lawrence Okolie.

Dillian Whyte last fought 6 days ago, while Lawrence Okolie's last outing was 9 months and 5 days ago.

Whyte's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Okolie's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.

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