VS
Early 2025
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
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16-2-0

The tape

38
Age
38
6' 7" / 201 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
80.3" / 204 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 5UD 12KO 1KO 11TKO 7
Form
KO 10KO 3TKO 6KO 11TKO 4
43
Wins
16
42
By KO
15
98
KO%
94
4
Losses
2
3
Stopped
2
1
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2017
179
Pro rounds
93

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
8
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WBA
-
15
WBC
9
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WBO
14
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IBF
11

Deontay Wilder vs Joe Joyce preview


When is Wilder vs Joyce?

Deontay Wilder could potentially square off against Joe Joyce in Early 2025 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, 4 losses, and 1 draw, 42 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Joe Joyce would make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Wilder would have a slight advantage in power over Joyce, with a 98% knockout percentage compared to Joyce's 94%.

Deontay Wilder is the same age as Joe Joyce, at 38 years old.

Wilder has a height advantage of 1 inch over Joyce. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Deontay Wilder and Joe Joyce fight out of an orthodox stance.

Wilder is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 30 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 86 more professional rounds, totaling 179 compared to Joyce's 93.

Deontay Wilder goes into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC at heavyweight.

Joe Joyce is currently ranked number 9 by the WBC, 14 by the WBO, 11 by the IBF, and 8 by The Ring in the Heavyweight division.

Wilder vs Joyce form

Deontay Wilder has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Zhilei Zhang on June 1, 2024, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Joseph Parker on December 23, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Robert Helenius on October 15, 2022, by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Tyson Fury on October 9, 2021, by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.

He had been beaten by Tyson Fury on February 22, 2020, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Joe Joyce has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Kash Ali on March 16, 2024, by knockout in the 10th round at Resorts World Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had lost to Zhilei Zhang on September 23, 2023, by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Zhilei Zhang on April 15, 2023, by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.

Before that, he had beaten Joseph Parker on September 24, 2022, by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at AO Arena, Manchester.

He had won against Christian Hammer on July 2, 2022, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joe Joyce has been fighting more than Deontay Wilder.

Deontay Wilder last fought 7 months and 21 days ago, while Joe Joyce's last outing was 10 months and 6 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 11 months, which means he has been fighting approximately every 11 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

Joyce's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Wilder vs Joyce?

Deontay Wilder is currently 8/13 (-160) to win the fight outright, while you can get 5/4 (+130) on Joe Joyce if you fancy the small upset.

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