Current rankings @ Cruiserweight
When is Okolie vs Babic?
Lawrence Okolie could take on Alen Babic in Early 2024 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Okolie vs Babic stats
Lawrence Okolie would step into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alen Babic would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Babic would have advantage in power over Okolie, with a 92% knock out percentage over Okolie's 74%.
Lawrence Okolie is the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Okolie has a height advantage of 4 inches over Babic. This also extends to a 9-inch reach advantage.
Both Lawrence Okolie & Alen Babic fight out of an orthodox stance.
Okolie is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 years and 3 months earlier than Babic, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He has fought 68 more professional rounds, 108 to Babic's 40.
Lawrence Okolie goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBO and 6 by the RING at cruiserweight.
Okolie vs Babic form
Okolie has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Chris Billam-Smith on 27th May 2023 by majority decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated David Light on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at AO Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had beat Michal Cieslak on 27th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Dilan Prasovic on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.
He had beat Krzysztof Glowacki on 20th March 2021 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Babic remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Lukasz Rozanski on 22nd April 2023 by technical knockout in the 1st round at G2A Arena, Rzeszow, Poland.
Previous to that, he had defeated Adam Balski on 21st May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against David Spilmont on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Before that, he had defeated Eric Molina on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London.
He had beat Mark Bennett on 7th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
In terms of recent activity, Alen Babic has been fighting more than Lawrence Okolie.
Lawrence Okolie last fought 8 months and 1 day ago, while Alen Babic's last outing was 9 months and 6 days ago.
Okolie's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
Babic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
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