Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Johnson vs Buatsi?
Callum Johnson could square off against Joshua Buatsi in Early 2024 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).
Johnson vs Buatsi stats
Callum Johnson would step into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joshua Buatsi would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Buatsi would have a slight advantage in power over Johnson, with a 76% knock out percentage over Johnson's 70%.
Callum Johnson is the older man by 8 years, at 38 years old.
Buatsi has a height advantage of 2 inches over Johnson. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Callum Johnson & Joshua Buatsi fight out of an orthodox stance.
Johnson is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years and 6 months earlier than Buatsi, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 14 less professional rounds, 73 to Buatsi's 87.
Joshua Buatsi is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 175lb division.
Johnson vs Buatsi form
Johnson has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Server Emurlaev on 9th October 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Utilita Arena, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Emil Markic on 24th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sean Monaghan on 9th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Artur Beterbiev on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illionis.
He had defeated Frank Buglioni on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Buatsi remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated 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 beat Daniel Blenda Dos Santos on 15th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
He had won against Marko Calic on 4th October 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.
In terms of recent activity, Joshua Buatsi has been fighting more than Callum Johnson.
Callum Johnson last fought 2 years, 3 months and 19 days ago, while Joshua Buatsi's last outing was 8 months and 22 days ago.
Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
Buatsi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
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