Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Johnson vs Emurlaev?
Callum Johnson beat Server Emurlaev by majority decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 9th October 2021 at Utilita Arena in West Midlands.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 99-92, 95-95 in favor of winner Callum Johnson.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Brad Foster losing to Jason Cunningham for the CBC Commonwealth Super Bantamweight and BBBOC British Super Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Ekow Essuman defeated Danny Ball for the CBC Commonwealth Welterweight and BBBOC British Welterweight belts.
Johnson vs Emurlaev stats
Callum Johnson stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Server Emurlaev made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Johnson had a massive power advantage over Emurlaev, boosting at 74% knock out percentage over Emurlaev's 33%.
Callum Johnson was the older man by 36 years, at 36 years old.
Emurlaev had a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson.
Both Callum Johnson & Server Emurlaev fought out of an orthodox stance.
Johnson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 year and 5 months later than Emurlaev, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 118 less professional rounds, 73 to Emurlaev's 191.
Johnson vs Emurlaev form
Callum Johnson had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Emil Markic on 24th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sean Monaghan on 9th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat 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.
He had won against Willbeforce Shihepo on 24th September 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
What time did Johnson vs Emurlaev start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Utilita Arena, West Midlands, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Johnson vs Emurlaev?
Johnson vs Emurlaev was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Johnson vs Emurlaev?
Callum Johnson was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Server Emurlaev made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.