Seebühne Elbauenpark, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Kabayel vs Johnson?
Agit Kabayel beat Kevin Johnson by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 5th June 2021 at Seebühne Elbauenpark in Sachsen-Anhalt.
The scorecards were announced as 118-111, 118-111, 119-110 in favor of winner Agit Kabayel.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Kabayel vs Johnson stats
Agit Kabayel stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kevin Johnson made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 17 loses and 1 draw, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kabayel had advantage in power over Johnson, with a 65% knock out percentage over Johnson's 54%.
Agit Kabayel was the younger man by 13 years, at 28 years old.
Both Agit Kabayel & Kevin Johnson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kabayel was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 33 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 8 year and 4 months later than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 250 less professional rounds, 110 to Johnson's 360.
Kabayel vs Johnson form
Kabayel remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Evgenios Lazaridis on 18th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seebühne Elbauenpark, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.
Previous to that, he had defeated Andriy Rudenko on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Maritim Hotel, Sachsen-Anhalt.
Going into that contest, he had beat Miljan Rovcanin on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Estrel Convention Center, Berlin.
Before that, he had won against Dereck Chisora on 4th November 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
He had beat Herve Hubeaux on 4th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Maritim Hotel, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.
Kevin Johnson had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Yoan Pablo Hernandez on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Seebühne Elbauenpark, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Mariusz Wach on 12th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palac w Konarach, Konary, Poland.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Martin Bakole Ilunga on 19th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had been beaten by Nathan Gorman on 23rd March 2019 by points in the 10th round at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire.
Hehad lost to Filip Hrgovic on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at KC Drazen Petrovic, Zagreb, Croatia.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kevin Johnson had been fighting more than Agit Kabayel.
Going to this contest, Agit Kabayel had last fought 11 months and 4 days ago, while Kevin Johnson's last outing had been 10 months ago.
Kabayel's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Kabayel vs Johnson start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM UTC at Seebühne Elbauenpark, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Kabayel vs Johnson?
Agit Kabayel was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the contest, while Kevin Johnson made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.