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Pre-Fight Stats: Wilder #1 for power punches, Fury elite at nullifying danger

Ringside 01/12/2018

Esther Lin

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CompuBox pre-fight Report – Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury

WILDER

Despite his bad footwork & balance, Wilder (last 8 fights) landed 40.9% of his total punches- #1 among CompuBox Categorical Leaders.

Wilder landed 53.8% of his power punches- also #1 among CompuBox Categorical Leaders.

Wilder landed 32.5% of his jabs- #1 among CompuBox Categorical Leaders. His 7.9 landed jabs per round ranks #3.

Wilder opponents landed just 5 power punches per round- half the heavyweight avg. Only 10.8% of Wilder’s landed punches are body shots.

FURY

Fury (53.1 thrown per round) is busier than Wilder, but not nearly as accurate.

Fury’s selective punch output and lateral movement limited opponents to just 5 power punches landed per round.

30.1% of Fury’s landed punches are body shots (CompuBox avg.: 25.8%).

Fury is a different fighter since the Cunningham fight, where Cunningham landed 13 punches per round, including 10 power shots, dropping Fury in round two.

Klitschko landed just 4.3 punches per round vs. Fury. Klitschko landed 14.5 punches per round in 15 other fights (Joshua, plus 14 before Fury fight).

Wilder v Fury: Full Card for Staples Center

12 – WBC heavyweight title

Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury

12 IBF/WBA/IBO super welterweight titles

Jarrett Hurd v Jason Welborn

12 – vacant IBF minimumweight title

Mark Anthony Barriga v Carlos Licona

10 – heavyweight

Luis Ortiz v Travis Kauffman

10 – heavyweight

Joe Joyce v Joe Hanks

10 – heavyweight

Chris Arreola v Maurenzo Smith

8 – welterweight

Robert Guerrero v Adam Mate

8 – middleweight

Julian Williams v Francisco Castro

8 – super middleweight

Alfredo Angulo v Eduardo Flores

8 – super featherweight

Isaac Lowe v Lucas Baez

8 – super bantamweight

Jesse Rodriguez v Josue Morales

4 – cruiserweight

Marsellos Wilder v David Damore


The December 1 SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION telecast will now begin at 7:45 p.m. ET/4:45 p.m. PT live on SHOWTIME. It will feature one-fight coverage from Canada as boxing’s longest-reigning world champion Adonis Stevenson makes the 10th defense of his WBC Light Heavyweight Title. Stevenson fights unbeaten challenger Oleksandr Gvozdyk.

SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION will also stream live for free on the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel. Plus, the Facebook page immediately preceding the Wilder vs. Fury SHOWTIME PPV.

Tickets for the event, which is promoted by BombZquad Enterprises and Queensberry Promotions, in association with TGB Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, are on sale now and are available via AXS.com. Wilder vs. Fury will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV. The suggested retail price (SRP) for the pay-per-view telecast is $64.99 for standard definition.


ABOUT WILDER vs. FURY

Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury pits the WBC Heavyweight World Champion Wilder against the lineal heavyweight champion Fury on SHOWTIME PPV®. Action begins this Saturday, December 1 from STAPLES CENTER in Los Angeles and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.

The PPV undercard begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. It will feature unbeaten unified super welterweight world champion Jarrett Hurd returning to take on Jason Welborn. Cuban heavyweight slugger Luis Ortiz facing-off against Travis Kauffman and rising undefeated heavyweight Joe Joyce battling Joe Hanks.

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