Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Johnson vs Yarde?
Callum Johnson could square off against Anthony Yarde in Early 2024 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 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Yarde would have a large advantage in power over Johnson, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Johnson's 70%.
Callum Johnson is the older man by 6 years, at 38 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 6 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 27 less professional rounds, 73 to Yarde's 100.
Anthony Yarde is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 8 by the IBF and 4 by the RING 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 Jorge Silva on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Artur Beterbiev on 28th January 2023 by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight, WBC World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley.
Going into that contest, he had won against Stefani Koykov on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford.
Before that, he had defeated Lyndon Arthur on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
He had beat Alex Theran on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
In terms of recent activity, Anthony Yarde has been fighting more than Callum Johnson.
Callum Johnson last fought 2 years, 3 months and 19 days ago, while Anthony Yarde's last outing was 4 months and 5 days ago.
Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 3 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 2 years and 5 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
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