Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

12 rounds contest
@ Light Heavyweight
21-1-0
18-0-0

Contest odds

Johnson TBC
Draw -
Buatsi TBC
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The tape

38
Age
30
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
74.4" / 189 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

MD 10TKO 2TKO 3KO 4TKO 1
Form
UD 12UD 10UD 12TKO 11TKO 4
21
Wins
18
15
By KO
13
71
KO%
72
1
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2017
74
Pro rounds
99

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

-
The Ring
3
-
WBA
1
-
WBC
1
-
WBO
1
-
IBF
3

Johnson vs Buatsi betting preview

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Johnson vs Buatsi Head To Head

Callum Johnson would step into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Joshua Buatsi would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Buatsi would have a slight advantage in power over Johnson, with a 72% knock out percentage over Johnson's 71%.

Callum Johnson is the older man by 8 years, at 38 years old.

Buatsi has a height advantage of 2 inches over Johnson. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Callum Johnson & Joshua Buatsi fight out of an orthodox stance.

Johnson is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years and 6 months earlier than Buatsi, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 25 less professional rounds, 74 to Buatsi's 99.

Joshua Buatsi is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 3 by the RING in the 175lb division.

Johnson vs Buatsi betting form

Johnson has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Server Emurlaev on 9th October 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Utilita Arena, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Emil Markic on 24th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Sean Monaghan on 9th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States. He was a 13/100 (-770) favourite going into the ring.

Before that, he had been beaten by Artur Beterbiev on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illionis. He was a 28/5 (+560) underdog going into the ring.

He had defeated Frank Buglioni on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom. He was a 24/25 (-100) underdog going into the ring.

Buatsi remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Dan Azeez on 3rd February 2024 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight and CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom. He was a 2/7 (-400) favourite going into the contest.

Previous to that, he had won against Pawel Stepien on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Genting Arena, Birmingham. He was a 3/50 (-1700) favourite going into the contest.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Craig Richards on 21st May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London. He was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest.

Before that, he had beat Ricards Bolotniks on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Super World Light Flyweight eliminator fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.

He had won against Daniel Blenda Dos Santos on 15th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire. He was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest.

Who's been more active?

If you think ring rust and activity is a big factor in this fight, Joshua Buatsi has been fighting more than Callum Johnson.

Callum Johnson last fought 2 years, 9 months and 17 days ago, while Joshua Buatsi's last outing was 5 months and 23 days ago.

Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Buatsi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

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