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Deontay Wilder vs Joe Joyce preview
When is Wilder vs Joyce?
Deontay Wilder could potentially square off against Joe Joyce in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Wilder vs Joyce stats
Deontay Wilder would step into the ring with a record of 43 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 42 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joe Joyce would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Wilder would have a slight advantage in power over Joyce, with a 98% knock out percentage over Joyce's 93%.
Deontay Wilder is the same age as Joe Joyce, at 37 years old.
Wilder has a height advantage of 1 inch over Joyce. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Deontay Wilder & Joe Joyce fight out of an orthodox stance.
Wilder is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 31 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 8 years and 11 months earlier than Joyce, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 88 more professional rounds, 162 to Joyce's 74.
Deontay Wilder goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at heavyweight.
Joe Joyce is currently ranked number 4 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Wilder vs Joyce form
Deontay Wilder has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Robert Helenius on 15th October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tyson Fury on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Tyson Fury on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Luis Ortiz on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had beat Dominic Breazeale on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Joe Joyce remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Joseph Parker on 24th September 2022 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at AO Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Christian Hammer on 2nd July 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Carlos Takam on 24th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at SSE Arena, Wembley, London.
Before that, he had defeated Daniel Dubois on 28th November 2020 by knockout in the 10th round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at Church House, London.
He had won against Michael Wallisch on 25th July 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at BT Sport Studio, London.
In terms of recent activity, Joe Joyce has been fighting more than Deontay Wilder.
Deontay Wilder last fought 5 months and 13 days ago, while Joe Joyce's last outing was 6 months and 4 days ago.
Wilder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Joyce's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
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