VS
Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Light Heavyweight
20-0-0
18-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Light heavyweight
IBF World Light Heavyweight
WBO World Light heavyweight

The tape

39
Age
31
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

TKO 7TKO 8TKO 2KO 9TKO 10
Form
UD 12UD 10UD 12TKO 11TKO 4
20
Wins
18
20
By KO
13
100
KO%
72
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2017
98
Pro rounds
99

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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

Artur Beterbiev vs Joshua Buatsi preview


When is Beterbiev vs Buatsi?

Artur Beterbiev could face Joshua Buatsi in Summer 2024 the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 kg).

Beterbiev vs Buatsi stats

Artur Beterbiev would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

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

The stats suggest Beterbiev would have a large advantage in power over Buatsi, boasting a 100% knockout percentage compared to Buatsi's 72%.

Artur Beterbiev is the older man by 8 years, at 39 years old.

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

Both Artur Beterbiev and Joshua Buatsi fight out of an orthodox stance.

Beterbiev is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years earlier than Buatsi, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 1 fewer professional rounds, totaling 98 compared to Buatsi's 99.

Artur Beterbiev goes into the fight ranked number 1 by The Ring at light heavyweight.

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.

Beterbiev vs Buatsi form

Beterbiev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Callum Smith on January 13, 2024, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight, WBC World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Centre Videotron, Quebec City, Canada.

Prior to that, he had beaten Anthony Yarde on January 28, 2023, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight, WBC World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Joe Smith Jr on June 18, 2022, by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Light heavyweight, IBF World Light Heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Marcus Browne on December 17, 2021, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Quebec, Canada.

He had defeated Adam Deines on March 20, 2021, by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia.

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

In his last fight, he won against Dan Azeez on February 3, 2024, by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight and CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Pawel Stepien on May 6, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Genting Arena, Birmingham.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Craig Richards on May 21, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had beaten Ricards Bolotniks on August 14, 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 May 15, 2021, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joshua Buatsi has been fighting more than Artur Beterbiev.

Artur Beterbiev last fought 6 months and 13 days ago, while Joshua Buatsi's last outing was 5 months and 23 days ago.

Beterbiev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 6 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 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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