Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Wilder vs Povetkin?
Deontay Wilder could face Alexander Povetkin in Autumn/Fall 2023 in Russian Federation.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Wilder vs Povetkin 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.
Alexander Povetkin would make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Wilder would have a large advantage in power over Povetkin, boosting at 98% knock out percentage over Povetkin's 69%.
Deontay Wilder is the younger man by 6 years, at 37 years old.
Wilder has a height advantage of 5 inches over Povetkin. This also extends to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Both Deontay Wilder & Alexander Povetkin fight out of an orthodox stance.
Wilder is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 5 months later than Povetkin, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 102 less professional rounds, 162 to Povetkin's 264.
Deontay Wilder goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 5 by the IBF and 1 by the RING at heavyweight.
Wilder vs Povetkin 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.
Povetkin has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Dillian Whyte 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.
Previous to that, he had won against Dillian Whyte 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.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Michael Hunter on 7th December 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had beat Hughie Fury on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.
In terms of recent activity, Deontay Wilder has been fighting more than Alexander Povetkin.
Deontay Wilder last fought 1 month and 23 days ago, while Alexander Povetkin's last outing was 1 year, 8 months and 11 days ago.
Wilder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Povetkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
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