Summer 2024
Potentially

O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Light Heavyweight
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The tape

33
Age
33
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

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Form
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17
Wins
19
10
By KO
8
59
KO%
42
3
Losses
7
0
Stopped
5
1
Draws
1
2015
Debut
2013
123
Pro rounds
153

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Craig Richards vs Ricards Bolotniks preview


When is Richards vs Bolotniks?

Craig Richards could potentially square off against Ricards Bolotniks in Summer 2024 at O2 Arena in Greenwich.

The fight would be scheduled for 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).

Richards vs Bolotniks stats

Craig Richards would step into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Ricards Bolotniks would make his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Richards would have advantage in power over Bolotniks, with a 59% knock out percentage over Bolotniks' 42%.

Craig Richards is the same age as Ricards Bolotniks, at 33 years old.

Both Craig Richards & Ricards Bolotniks fight out of an orthodox stance.

Richards is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 9 months later than Bolotniks, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 30 less professional rounds, 123 to Bolotniks' 153.

Richards vs Bolotniks form

Craig Richards has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Boris Crighton on 10th February 2024 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Indigo at The O2, Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joshua Buatsi on 21st May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Marek Matyja on 30th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had lost to Dmitry Bivol on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had beat Shakan Pitters on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire.

Bolotniks has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Oleksandr Gvozdyk on 6th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Estadio Akron, Zapopan, Mexico.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joshua Buatsi on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Super World Light Flyweight eliminator fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Serge Michel on 2nd December 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Production Park Studios, Yorkshire.

Before that, he had beat Hosea Burton on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Studio 69, Riga, Latvia.

He had defeated Steven Ward on 14th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Brentwood Centre, Essex, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Craig Richards has been fighting more than Ricards Bolotniks.

Craig Richards last fought 4 months and 1 day ago, while Ricards Bolotniks' last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 5 days ago.

Richards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Bolotniks' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

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