London, United Kingdom
Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Johnson vs Yarde?
Callum Johnson could square off against Anthony Yarde in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 22 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 37 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 4 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 17 less professional rounds, 73 to Yarde's 90.
Callum Johnson goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC at light heavyweight.
Anthony Yarde is currently ranked number 9 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 8 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 Stefani Koykov on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Lyndon Arthur on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Alex Theran on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
Before that, 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.
He had beat Dec Spelman on 12th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at BT Sport Studio, London.
In terms of recent activity, Anthony Yarde has been fighting more than Callum Johnson.
Callum Johnson last fought 1 year, 1 month and 27 days ago, while Anthony Yarde's last outing was 17 days ago.
Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 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, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
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