WOW Arena, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia
broadcast start time:
US - N/A / UK - N/A
Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Kuzmin vs Johnson?
Sergey Kuzmin is set to face the challenge of Kevin Johnson on Friday 5th November 2021 at WOW Arena in Krasnaya Polyana.
The fight will take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Kuzmin vs Johnson stats
Sergey Kuzmin steps into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kevin Johnson will make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 18 loses and 1 draw, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Kuzmin has advantage in power over Johnson, with a 73% knock out percentage over Johnson's 54%.
Sergey Kuzmin is the younger man by 8 years, at 34 years old.
Kuzmin has a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson. Despite this, Johnson has 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Sergey Kuzmin & Kevin Johnson fight out of an orthodox stance.
Kuzmin is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 37 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 11 year and 9 months later than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 265 less professional rounds, 95 to Johnson's 360.
Kuzmin vs Johnson form
Kuzmin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Martin Bakole Ilunga on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Hunter on 13th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Joey Dawejko on 9th March 2019 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Before that, he had beat David Price on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Jeremiah Karpency on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at Kings Theatre, New York, United States.
Kevin Johnson has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Agit Kabayel on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Seebühne Elbauenpark, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.
Previous to that, he had won against Yoan Pablo Hernandez on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Seebühne Elbauenpark, Sachsen-Anhalt.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Mariusz Wach on 12th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palac w Konarach, Konary, Poland.
Before that, he had been beaten by Martin Bakole Ilunga on 19th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Hehad lost to Nathan Gorman on 23rd March 2019 by points in the 10th round at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire.
In terms of recent activity, Kevin Johnson has been fighting more than Sergey Kuzmin.
Sergey Kuzmin last fought 10 months and 7 days ago, while Kevin Johnson's last outing was 4 months and 14 days ago.
Kuzmin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time does Kuzmin vs Johnson start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM UTC at WOW Arena, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, which is 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Kuzmin vs Johnson?
Kevin Johnson is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Sergey Kuzmin if you fancy the incredible upset.