Summer 2022
Potentially

London, United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Light Heavyweight
20-1-0
22-2-0

The tape

36
Age
30
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

MD 10TKO 2TKO 3KO 4TKO 1
Form
KO 4KO 1SD 12TKO 6TKO 2
20
Wins
22
14
By KO
21
70
KO%
95
1
Losses
2
1
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2015
73
Pro rounds
87

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
3
5
WBO
1
-
IBF
3

Callum Johnson vs Anthony Yarde preview

When is Johnson vs Yarde?

Callum Johnson could square off against Anthony Yarde in Summer 2022 in London.

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 Yarde 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.

Anthony Yarde would make his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Yarde would have a large advantage in power over Johnson, boosting at 95% knock out percentage over Johnson's 70%.

Callum Johnson is the older man by 6 years, at 36 years old.

Johnson has 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Callum Johnson & Anthony Yarde fight out of an orthodox stance.

Johnson is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 years and 5 months earlier than Yarde, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 14 less professional rounds, 73 to Yarde's 87.

Callum Johnson goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBO at light heavyweight.

Anthony Yarde is currently ranked number 3 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF in the 175lb division.

Johnson vs Yarde 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.

Anthony Yarde has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Lyndon Arthur on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Alex Theran on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Lyndon Arthur on 5th December 2020 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at Church House, London.

Before that, he had defeated Dec Spelman on 12th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at BT Sport Studio, London.

Hehad beat Diego Jair Ramirez on 8th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Discoteca Memphis, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Anthony Yarde has been fighting more than Callum Johnson.

Callum Johnson last fought 3 months and 13 days ago, while Anthony Yarde's last outing was 1 month and 18 days ago.

Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Yarde's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Johnson vs Yarde?

Anthony Yarde is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Callum Johnson if you fancy the incredible upset.

Callum Johnson vs Anthony Yarde news

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