UIC Pavilion, Chicago, United States
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Beterbiev vs Johnson?
Artur Beterbiev beat Alexander Johnson by technical knockout in the 7th round on Friday 12th June 2015 at UIC Pavilion in Chicago.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Beterbiev vs Johnson stats
Artur Beterbiev stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexander Johnson made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Beterbiev had a massive power advantage over Johnson, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Johnson's 44%.
Artur Beterbiev was the younger man by 3 years, at 37 years old.
Beterbiev had 1-inch reach advantage.
Artur Beterbiev fought out of the orthodox stance, while Alexander Johnson was a southpaw.
Beterbiev was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 10 months later than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 83 to Johnson's 100.
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 defeated Oleksandr Gvozdyk on 18th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Radivoje Kalajdzic on 4th May 2019 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Stockton Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Callum Johnson on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illionis.
Before that, he had won against Enrico Koelling on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 12th round in their IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California.
He had beat Isidro Ranoni Prieto on 23rd December 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Lac Leamy Casino, Gatineau, Canada.
Beterbiev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
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