This fight between Alexander Povetkin and Dillian Whyte took place on 22 August, 2020 at the Matchroom Sport Headquarters, Brentwood, England.
At 193 cm, Dillian Whyte is the taller of the two by 5 cms; Alexander Povetkin is 188 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 198 cm, Whyte also has a good reach advantage of 8 cms over Povetkin's 190 cm. On top of that, Whyte also has a 3 cm ape index advantage over Povetkin.
Povetkin is coming in to this fight with a record of 35-2-1 (24 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 15 days ago against Michael Hunter, which ended in a draw.
Whyte comes in with a record of 27-1 (18 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 15 days ago against Mariusz Wach, which he won via 10 round unanimous decision.
Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.
On the day of the fight, Povetkin will be 40 years and 11 months old. Whyte will be 32 years and 4 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 65-35 in favor of Dillian Whyte. Here is the prediction for Povetkin vs Whyte.
Alexander Povetkin defeated Dillian Whyte via 5th round TKO. Whyte's 11 fight win streak comes to an end, and Povetkin gets on a new winning streak. Povetkin is now 36-2-1, and Whyte 27-2.