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Deontay Wilder vs Charles Martin preview
When is Wilder vs Martin?
Deontay Wilder could square off against Charles Martin in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Wilder vs Martin 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.
Charles Martin would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Wilder would have a slight advantage in power over Martin, with a 98% knock out percentage over Martin's 90%.
Deontay Wilder is the older man by 1 year, at 37 years old.
Wilder has a height advantage of 2 inches over Martin. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Deontay Wilder fights out of the orthodox stance, while Charles Martin is a southpaw.
Wilder is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Martin, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 47 more professional rounds, 162 to Martin's 115.
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.
Charles Martin is currently ranked number 14 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Wilder vs Martin form
Deontay Wilder has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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.
Martin has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Devin Vargas on 4th September 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Luis Ortiz on 1st January 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Heavyweight eliminator fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Gerald Washington on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Daniel Martz on 13th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Armory, Minnesota.
He had defeated Gregory Corbin on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Deontay Wilder has been fighting more than Charles Martin.
Deontay Wilder last fought 5 months and 14 days ago, while Charles Martin's last outing was 6 months and 25 days ago.
Wilder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 11 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.
Martin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
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