Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Buatsi vs Pascal?
Joshua Buatsi could face Jean Pascal in Spring 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
The contest would be an eliminator for the IBF light heavyweight championship of the world.
Buatsi vs Pascal stats
Joshua Buatsi would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jean Pascal would make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Buatsi would have advantage in power over Pascal, with a 76% knock out percentage over Pascal's 56%.
Joshua Buatsi is the younger man by 11 years, at 30 years old.
Buatsi has a height advantage of 4 inches over Pascal. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Joshua Buatsi & Jean Pascal fight out of an orthodox stance.
Buatsi is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 12 year and 4 months later than Pascal, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 258 less professional rounds, 87 to Pascal's 345.
Joshua Buatsi goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Jean Pascal is currently ranked number 13 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Buatsi vs Pascal form
Buatsi remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Pawel Stepien on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Genting Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Craig Richards on 21st May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Daniel Blenda Dos Santos on 15th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
He had beat Marko Calic on 4th October 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.
Jean Pascal has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Michael Eifert on 16th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Place Bell, Laval, Canada.
Previous to that, he had defeated Fanlong Meng on 20th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Whitesands Events Center, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Badou Jack on 28th December 2019 by split decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
Before that, he had defeated Marcus Browne on 3rd August 2019 by technical decision in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had been beaten by Dmitry Bivol on 24th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mark G. Etess Arena, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.
In terms of recent activity, Joshua Buatsi has been fighting more than Jean Pascal.
Joshua Buatsi last fought 10 months and 29 days ago, while Jean Pascal's last outing was 1 year and 19 days ago.
Buatsi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 6 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Pascal's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
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