This fight between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker took place on at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales.
At 198 cm, Anthony Joshua is the taller of the two by 5 cms; Joseph Parker is 193 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 208 cm, Joshua also has a significant reach advantage of 15 cms over Parker's 193 cm. On top of that, Joshua also has a 10 cm ape index advantage over Parker.
Joshua is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 20-0 (20 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 3 days ago against Carlos Takam, which he won via 10th round TKO.
Parker also comes in with an undefeated record of 24-0 (18 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 8 days ago against Hughie Fury, which he won via 12 round majority decision.
Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.
On the day of the fight, Joshua will be 28 years and 5 months old. Parker will be 26 years and 2 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 66-34 in favor of Anthony Joshua. Here is the prediction for Joshua vs Parker.
Anthony Joshua defeated Joseph Parker via 12 round UD to win the WBO heavyweight title and retain the WBA (Super) and IBF heavyweight titles. Parker's undefeated record of 24 wins comes to an end, and Joshua advances his win streak to 21. Joshua is now 21-0, and Parker 24-1.