VS
Oct 06 2018
Saturday

Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States

12 round contest @ Light Heavyweight
12-0-0
KO 4
KO 4
17-0-0

Your Scorecard

Belts on The Line

IBF World Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
33
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
6' 0" / 182 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOTKOTKOTKOKO
Form
TKOKOTKOTKOPTS
12
Wins
17
12
By KO
12
100
KO%
71
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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IBF
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Artur Beterbiev vs Callum Johnson report


Who won Beterbiev vs Johnson?

Artur Beterbiev beat Callum Johnson by knockout in the 4th round on Saturday, October 6th, 2018, at Wintrust Arena, Illinois.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 kg).

This contest was for the IBF light heavyweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Jessie Vargas beating Thomas Dulorme. Also on the undercard Daniel Roman beat Gavin McDonnell for the WBA World Super Bantamweight belt, and Jarrell Miller defeated Tomasz Adamek.

Beterbiev vs Johnson stats

Back in October 2018, Artur Beterbiev stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Callum Johnson made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knockout.

The stats suggested Beterbiev had a large advantage in power over Johnson, boasting a 100% knockout percentage compared to Johnson's 71%.

Artur Beterbiev was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Both Artur Beterbiev and Callum Johnson fought out of an orthodox stance.

Beterbiev was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 6 months later than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, totaling 98 compared to Johnson's 74.

Callum Johnson was ranked number 7 by the IBF in the 175lb division.

Beterbiev vs Johnson form

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

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Enrico Koelling on November 11, 2017, by knockout in the 12th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Isidro Ranoni Prieto on December 23, 2016, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Lac Leamy Casino, Gatineau, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had won against Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna on June 4, 2016, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Bell Centre, Montreal.

Before that, he had beaten Alexander Johnson on June 12, 2015, by technical knockout in the 7th round at UIC Pavilion, Chicago, United States.

He had defeated Gabriel Campillo on April 4, 2015, by knockout in the 4th round at Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City, Canada.

Johnson had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Frank Buglioni on March 24, 2018, by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Willbeforce Shihepo on September 24, 2016, by knockout in the 9th round in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Norbert Szekeres on June 18, 2016, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Event City, Trafford Park, Lancashire.

Before that, he had beaten Richard Horton on May 7, 2016, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had won against Tsvetozar Iliev on June 26, 2015, by points in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Callum Johnson had been fighting more than Artur Beterbiev.

Going into this contest, Artur Beterbiev had last fought 10 months and 25 days ago, while Callum Johnson's last outing had been 6 months and 12 days ago.

Beterbiev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 2 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What time did Beterbiev vs Johnson start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Beterbiev vs Johnson?

Beterbiev vs Johnson was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

What were the odds on Beterbiev vs Johnson?

Artur Beterbiev was a 3/20 (-670) favorite going into the contest, while Callum Johnson made his way into the ring at 28/5 (+560) with oddsmakers.

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