Mar 11 2023
Saturday

London, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Cruiserweight
18-0-0

est. ringwalk:

2023-03-11T22:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

UK - TBC / US - N/A

20-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBO World Cruiserweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
31
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 2" / 187 cm
82.7" / 210 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12KO 3KO 6TKO 2TKO 7
Form
SD 10KO 2KO 1UD 10TKO 1
18
Wins
20
14
By KO
12
78
KO%
60
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2017
84
Pro rounds
85

Current rankings @ Cruiserweight

1
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
15
-
WBO
1
-
IBF
5

Lawrence Okolie vs David Light preview

When is Okolie vs Light?

Lawrence Okolie will square off against David Light on Saturday 11th March 2023 in London.

The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit will be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

This contest is for the WBO cruiserweight championship of the world.

Okolie vs Light stats

Lawrence Okolie steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

David Light will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Okolie has advantage in power over Light, with a 78% knock out percentage over Light's 60%.

Lawrence Okolie is the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.

Okolie has a height advantage of 3 inches over Light.

Both Lawrence Okolie & David Light fight out of an orthodox stance.

Okolie is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 7 months earlier than Light, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 1 less professional rounds, 84 to Light's 85.

Lawrence Okolie goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at cruiserweight.

David Light is currently ranked number 15 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 200lb division.

Okolie vs Light form

Okolie remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Michal Cieslak on 27th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had defeated Nikodem Jezewski on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London.

He had won against Yves Ngabu on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, London.

Light remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Brandon Glanton on 2nd December 2022 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Whitesands Events Center, Plant City, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Vikas Singh on 8th October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Broadmeadow, Newcastle, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had beat Anthony Martinez on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, United States.

Before that, he had won against Mose Auimatagi Jnr on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at ABA Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand.

He had beat Lance Bryant on 13th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Sky City Theatre, Auckland.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, David Light has been fighting more than Lawrence Okolie.

Lawrence Okolie last fought 11 months and 2 days ago, while David Light's last outing was 1 month and 27 days ago.

Okolie's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.

Light's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

What time does Okolie vs Light start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at London, United Kingdom, which is 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who is showing Okolie vs Light?

Okolie vs Light will be broadcast on Sky Sports Arena in the UK.

How do you stream Okolie vs Light?

In the UK you can stream Okolie vs Light via NowTV. They allow you to stream Sky Sports boxing cards via their app, based on a 24 hour, weekly or monthly passes. You’ll also get access to 11 Sky Sports Channels during your pass period. They also do a monthly smartphone only pass for £5.99, which is great if you need to catch Okolie vs Light on the move.

24 hours of NowTV is £8.99, 1 week of NowTV is £14.99, 1 month of NowTV is 33.99 and 1 month (mobile only) costs £5.99.

Existing or new Sky Sports subscribers can stream Okolie vs Light, and all Sky boxing cards, via the Sky Go App. This is free is you’re already a Sky Sports TV customer. It’s available for Apple, Android, Firestick, Roku and games consoles.

24 hours of Sky Go is £8.99, 1 week of Sky Go is £14.99, 1 month of Sky Go is 33.99 and 1 month (mobile only) costs £5.99.

What are the odds on Okolie vs Light?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Okolie vs Light yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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You can stream Okolie vs Light via NowTV. They allow you to stream Sky Sports boxing cards via their app, based on a 24 hour, weekly or monthly passes. You’ll also get access to 11 Sky Sports Channels during your pass period. They also do a monthly smartphone only pass for £5.99, which is great if you need to catch Okolie vs Light on the move.

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1 Week £14.99
1 Month 33.99
1 Month (Mobile Only) £5.99
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24 Hours £8.99
1 Week £14.99
1 Month 33.99
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