Wilder vs Whyte Info
Deontay Wilder could face Dillian Whyte in Late 2020 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
The contest would be for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world.
Whyte will be defending his WBC Interim World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He was promoted from a secondary belt in January 2020. He has held this belt for a total of 214 days (7 months and 1 day).
Wilder vs Whyte stats
Deontay Wilder would step into the ring with a record of 42 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 41 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dillian Whyte would make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins and 1 loss, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Wilder would have a massive power advantage over Whyte, boosting at 98% knock out percentage over Whyte's 67%.
Deontay Wilder is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Wilder has a height advantage of 3 inches over Whyte. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Deontay Wilder & Dillian Whyte fight out of an orthodox stance.
Wilder is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 5 months earlier than Whyte, who’s first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 5 less professional rounds, 150 to Whyte's 155.
Deontay Wilder goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 3 by the RING in the heavyweight division.
Dillian Whyte is currently ranked number 2 by the RING in the heavyweight division.
Wilder vs Whyte form
Deontay Wilder has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had drawn with Tyson Fury on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
He had won against Luis Ortiz on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Whyte has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had beat Oscar Rivas on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Dereck Chisora on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Joseph Parker on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
He had defeated Lucas Browne on 24th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Dillian Whyte has been fighting more than Deontay Wilder.
Deontay Wilder last fought 5 months and 23 days ago, while Dillian Whyte's last outing was 8 months and 7 days ago.
Wilder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 11 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Whyte's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.