Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Buatsi vs Vlasov?
Joshua Buatsi could square off against Maksim Vlasov in Spring 2022 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Buatsi vs Vlasov stats
Joshua Buatsi would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Maksim Vlasov would make his way to the ring with a record of 46 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Buatsi would have a large advantage in power over Vlasov, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Vlasov's 57%.
Joshua Buatsi is the younger man by 6 years, at 29 years old.
Vlasov has a height advantage of 2 inches over Buatsi.
Both Joshua Buatsi & Maksim Vlasov fight out of an orthodox stance.
Buatsi is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 34 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 12 year and 2 months later than Vlasov, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 226 less professional rounds, 77 to Vlasov's 303.
Joshua Buatsi goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Buatsi vs Vlasov form
Buatsi remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Craig Richards on 21st May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Daniel Blenda Dos Santos on 15th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Before that, he had defeated Marko Calic on 4th October 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.
He had won against Ryan Ford on 31st August 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, London.
Vlasov has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Felix Valera on 25th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Red Arena, Estosadok, Russia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joe Smith Jr on 10th April 2021 by majority decision in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Osage Casino, Oklahoma, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Omar Garcia on 19th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Cortesia, Krasnodar, Russia.
Before that, he had lost to Krzysztof Glowacki on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at UIC Pavilion, Illinois, United States.
He had beat Olanrewaju Durodola on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Bolshoy Ice Dome, Adler, Russia.
In terms of recent activity, Joshua Buatsi has been fighting more than Maksim Vlasov.
Joshua Buatsi last fought 2 months and 26 days ago, while Maksim Vlasov's last outing was 7 months and 22 days ago.
Buatsi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Vlasov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Buatsi vs Vlasov?
Maksim Vlasov is currently () to win the bout outright, while you can get () on Joshua Buatsi if you fancy the incredible upset.