Current rankings @ Heavyweight
Dillian Whyte vs Kubrat Pulev preview
When is Whyte vs Pulev?
Dillian Whyte could take on Kubrat Pulev 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.
Whyte vs Pulev 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.
Kubrat Pulev would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Whyte would have advantage in power over Pulev, with a 66% knock out percentage over Pulev's 48%.
Dillian Whyte is the younger man by 7 years, at 34 years old.
Pulev has 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Dillian Whyte & Kubrat Pulev fight out of an orthodox stance.
Whyte is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 7 months later than Pulev, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 52 less professional rounds, 182 to Pulev's 234.
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 Pulev form
Whyte has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 won against Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Pulev has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Derek Chisora on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Jerry Forrest on 14th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Forum, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Rydell Booker on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Chukchansi Park, California, United States.
He had won against Bogdan Dinu on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at The Hangar, California.
In terms of recent activity, Dillian Whyte has been fighting more than Kubrat Pulev.
Dillian Whyte last fought 4 months and 3 days ago, while Kubrat Pulev's last outing was 8 months and 20 days ago.
Whyte's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Pulev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Whyte vs Pulev?
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