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Callum Johnson vs Igor Mikhalkin preview
When is Johnson vs Mikhalkin?
Callum Johnson could face Igor Mikhalkin in Autumn/Fall 2023 at Wembley Arena in London.
The fight would be scheduled for 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would 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.
Johnson vs Mikhalkin 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.
Igor Mikhalkin would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Johnson would have a large advantage in power over Mikhalkin, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Mikhalkin's 44%.
Callum Johnson is the same age as Igor Mikhalkin, at 37 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 currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 year later than Mikhalkin, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 118 less professional rounds, 73 to Mikhalkin's 191.
Igor Mikhalkin is currently ranked number 8 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 beat Dilmurod Satybaldiev on 12th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at USC Soviet Wings, Moscow, Russia.
Previous to that, he had lost to Mathieu Bauderlique on 10th September 2021 by unanimous decision in the 7th round at Roland Garros, Paris, France.
Going into that contest, he had beat Timur Nikarkhoev on 6th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at CU Arena Neugraben, Hamburg, Germany.
Before that, he had defeated Bernard Donfack on 8th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Zinnowitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
He had been beaten by 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.
In terms of recent activity, Callum Johnson has been fighting more than Igor Mikhalkin.
Callum Johnson last fought 1 year, 5 months and 18 days ago, while Igor Mikhalkin's last outing was 4 months and 15 days ago.
Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year. 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 5 years and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
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