It's here. The Heayweight Final Four. Anthony Joshua-Alexander Povetkin tonight and Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury on December 1. CompuBox takes a closer look at their numbers in many key statistical categories.
Joshua (+13.8) & Wilder (+12.7) neck & neck in plus/minus category. Fury (53 thrown per round) is by far the busiest. Wilder landed nearly 41% of his total punches, the only active fighter to land 40% or higher with his total punches.
Wilder landed nearly 8 jabs per round, while Joshua landed 6.4 per round. Povetkin is all about the power punch, as 10.2 of his 12.9 landed punches (79%) are power shots. Wilder landed 53.8% of his power shots- 17% higher than the CompuBox avg. Opponents landed 36.8% of their power shots on Wilder, while Joshua opponents landed just 26.2%. Opponents of ALL four heavyweights landed well below the CompuBox avg. for total punches.
Plus/Minus determined by subtracting opponents connect pct. from listed fighters connect pct....OTC% is opponents total punch conn pct....OPC% is opponents power punch connect pct.