Kuzmin vs Zhang Info
Sergey Kuzmin could face the challenge of Zhilei Zhang in Late 2020 in Monaco.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Kuzmin vs Zhang stats
Sergey Kuzmin would step into the ring with a record of 15 wins and 1 loss, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Zhilei Zhang would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins, with 16 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Zhang would have a slight advantage in power over Kuzmin, with a 76% knock out percentage over Kuzmin's 73%.
Sergey Kuzmin is the younger man by 4 years, at 33 years old.
Zhang has a height advantage of 2 inches over Kuzmin.
Sergey Kuzmin fights out of the orthodox stance, while Zhilei Zhang is a southpaw.
Kuzmin's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Zhang's, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 months later than Zhang, who’s first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 30 more professional rounds, 85 to Zhang's 55.
Sergey Kuzmin goes into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBA in the heavyweight division.
Zhilei Zhang is currently ranked number 12 by the WBO and 15 by the IBF in the heavyweight division.
Kuzmin vs Zhang 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 Michael Hunter on 13th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat David Price on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Jeremiah Karpency on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at Kings Theatre, New York, United States.
He had defeated Amir Mansour on 27th November 2017 by knockout at Luzhniki, Moscow, Russia.
Zhang remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Andriy Rudenko on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Previous to that, he had won against Don Haynesworth on 28th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Changsha social work college gymnasium, Changsha, China.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Eugen Buchmueller on 20th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at WinnaVegas Casino & Resort, Iowa, United States.
Before that, he had beat Byron Polley on 23rd September 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Hartman Arena, Kansas.
He had won against Nick Guivas on 5th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Claridge Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.
In terms of recent activity, Sergey Kuzmin has been fighting more than Zhilei Zhang.
Sergey Kuzmin last fought 1 year and 8 days ago, while Zhilei Zhang's last outing was 9 months and 22 days ago.
Kuzmin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 3 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.