Jul 02 2022
Saturday

Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom

10 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
20-1-0

est. ringwalk:

2022-07-02T20:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

UK - Sat 7:00pm / US - N/A

24-3-0

The tape

36
Age
37
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

MD 10TKO 2TKO 3KO 4TKO 1
Form
RTD 7UD 12TKO 2TKO 7UD 12
20
Wins
24
14
By KO
11
70
KO%
46
1
Losses
3
1
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2007
73
Pro rounds
181

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
9
4
WBO
-
13
IBF
-

Callum Johnson vs Igor Mikhalkin preview

When is Johnson vs Mikhalkin?

Callum Johnson is set to face Igor Mikhalkin on Saturday 2nd July 2022 at Wembley Arena in London.

The fight is scheduled for 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).

This fight will appear on the undercard of Jason Cunningham's and Zolani Tete's clash for the CBC Commonwealth Super Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Joe Joyce's and Christian Hammer's bout.

Johnson vs Mikhalkin stats

Callum Johnson steps 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.

Igor Mikhalkin will make his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Johnson has a large advantage in power over Mikhalkin, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Mikhalkin's 46%.

Callum Johnson is the younger man by 1 year, at 36 years old.

Mikhalkin has a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Callum Johnson fights out of the orthodox stance, while Igor Mikhalkin is a southpaw.

Johnson is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 year later than Mikhalkin, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 108 less professional rounds, 73 to Mikhalkin's 181.

Callum Johnson goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBO and 13 by the IBF at light heavyweight.

Igor Mikhalkin is currently ranked number 9 by the WBC in the 175lb division.

Johnson vs Mikhalkin form

Johnson has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 won against 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.

Mikhalkin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Mathieu Bauderlique on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Roland Garros, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had beat Timur Nikarkhoev on 6th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at CU Arena Neugraben, Hamburg, Germany.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Bernard Donfack on 8th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Zinnowitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Before that, he had lost to Sergey Kovalev on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

He had won against Mickael Diallo on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at La Palestre, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Callum Johnson has been fighting more than Igor Mikhalkin.

Callum Johnson last fought 8 months and 18 days ago, while Igor Mikhalkin's last outing was 9 months and 17 days ago.

Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Mikhalkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

What time does Johnson vs Mikhalkin start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom, which is 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who is showing Johnson vs Mikhalkin?

Johnson vs Mikhalkin will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.

How do you stream Johnson vs Mikhalkin?

In the UK you can stream Johnson vs Mikhalkin on BT Sport, and all their boxing cards, via the BT Sport app and online player. This is included for free if you order BT Sport on Sky TV, TalkTalk TV or BT TV.
If you don’t have a TV package, it’s only available as a standalone app to existing or new BT broadband customers. Note, it’s not currently available on Roku or NowTV sticks, or games consoles.

The stream is free for existing BT Sport 1 customers, while 1 month (for tv) costs £25.

What were the odds on Johnson vs Mikhalkin?

Igor Mikhalkin is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Callum Johnson if you fancy the incredible upset.

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