Johnson vs Mikhalkin Info
Callum Johnson could face Igor Mikhalkin in Saturday 15th August 2020 at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 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 Dillian Whyte's and Alexander Povetkin's clash for the WBC World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Katie Taylor's and Delfine Persoon's clash , Luther Clay's and Chris Kongo's clash , Johnson vs Mikhalkin's and Amanda Serrano's clash and Martin Bakole Ilunga's and Sergey Kuzmin's clash .
Johnson vs Mikhalkin stats
Callum Johnson would step into the ring with a record of 18 wins and 1 loss, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Igor Mikhalkin would make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins and 2 loses, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Johnson would have a large advantage in power over Mikhalkin, boosting at 72% knock out percentage over Mikhalkin's 43%.
Callum Johnson is the younger man by 1 year, at 34 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 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 year later than Mikhalkin, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 109 less professional rounds, 61 to Mikhalkin's 170.
Callum Johnson goes into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBO in the 175lb division.
Igor Mikhalkin is currently ranked number 11 by the WBA, 8 by the WBC, 14 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Johnson vs Mikhalkin form
Callum Johnson has stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Sean Monaghan on 9th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Willbeforce Shihepo on 24th September 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had won against Norbert Szekeres on 18th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Event City, Trafford Park, Lancashire.
Mikhalkin has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Timur Nikarkhoev on 6th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at CU Arena Neugraben, Hamburg, Germany.
Previous to that, he had beat Bernard Donfack on 8th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Zinnowitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Mickael Diallo on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at La Palestre, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
He had won against Thomas Oosthuizen on 19th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.
In terms of recent activity, Igor Mikhalkin has been fighting more than Callum Johnson.
Callum Johnson last fought 1 year and 5 months ago, while Igor Mikhalkin's last outing was 1 year and 1 month ago.
Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 8 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Mikhalkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 1 month, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.