Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Whyte vs Okolie?
Dillian Whyte could fight Lawrence Okolie in Early 2024 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 a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Okolie would have a slight advantage in power over Whyte, with a 74% knock out percentage over Whyte's 66%.
Dillian Whyte is the older man by 5 years, at 35 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 12 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 74 more professional rounds, 182 to Okolie's 108.
Dillian Whyte goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC and 10 by the IBF 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 has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Chris Billam-Smith on 27th May 2023 by majority decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against David Light on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at AO Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had beat Michal Cieslak on 27th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Dilan Prasovic on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.
He had won against Krzysztof Glowacki on 20th March 2021 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Lawrence Okolie has been fighting more than Dillian Whyte.
Dillian Whyte last fought 1 year, 2 months and 2 days ago, while Lawrence Okolie's last outing was 8 months and 1 day ago.
Whyte's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 29 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 2 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
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