Joseph Parker and Faiga Opelu (Django) are scheduled to meet in a heavyweight bout on at the Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.
This fight between Joseph Parker and Faiga Opelu took place on 24 May, 2023 at the Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
At 193 cm, Joseph Parker is the taller of the two by 11 cms; Faiga Opelu is 182 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 193 cm, Parker also has a significant reach advantage of 11 cms over Opelu's 182 cm. They have the same ape index of 0 cm.
Parker is coming in to this fight with a record of 31-3 (21 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 3 days ago against Jack Massey, which he won via 10 round unanimous decision.
Opelu comes in with a record of 15-3-2 (11 KOs). His last fight was 1 month and 29 days ago against Kris Terzievski, which ended in a draw.
Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.
On the day of the fight, Parker will be 31 years and 4 months old. Opelu will be 29 years and 4 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 78-22 in favor of Joseph Parker. Here is the prediction for Parker vs Opelu.
Joseph Parker defeated Faiga Opelu via 1st round TKO. Opelu's 0 fight win streak comes to an end, and Parker advances his win streak to 2. Parker is now 32-3, and Opelu 15-4-2.