Current rankings @ Cruiserweight
When is Mikaelian vs Mchunu?
Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian could face the challenge of Thabiso Mchunu in Spring 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Mikaelian vs Mchunu stats
Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian would step into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Thabiso Mchunu would make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Mchunu would have advantage in power over Mikaelian, with a 57% knock out percentage over Mikaelian's 42%.
Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian is the younger man by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Mikaelian has a height advantage of 3 inches over Mchunu. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian fights out of the orthodox stance, while Thabiso Mchunu is a southpaw.
Mikaelian is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 year and 9 months later than Mchunu, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 15 less professional rounds, 194 to Mchunu's 209.
Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC at cruiserweight.
Thabiso Mchunu is currently ranked number 4 by the WBC in the 200lb division.
Mikaelian vs Mchunu form
Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Studio 69, Riga, Latvia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Mairis Briedis on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at UIC Pavilion, Illinois, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Krzysztof Wlodarczyk on 20th May 2017 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Poland HWS Arena, Poznan, Poland.
Before that, he had beat Stephen Simmons on 14th October 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Inselparkhalle, Wilhelmsburg, Germany.
He had won against Cristian Javier Medina on 7th May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg.
Thabiso Mchunu has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Ilunga Makabu on 29th January 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Cruiserweight championship fight at Packard Music Hall, Ohio, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Evgeny Tishchenko on 27th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Cruiserweight championship fight at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Denis Lebedev on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Krasnoyarsk.
Before that, he had won against Thomas Oosthuizen on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, South Africa.
He had been beaten by Thomas Oosthuizen on 1st September 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Gauteng.
In terms of recent activity, Thabiso Mchunu has been fighting more than Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian.
Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian last fought 2 years, 1 month and 23 days ago, while Thabiso Mchunu's last outing was 2 years, 2 months and 6 days ago.
Mikaelian's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
Mchunu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
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