Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States
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Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Stiverne vs Lovejoy?
Bermane Stiverne is set to fight Christopher Lovejoy on Friday 29th January 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida.
The fight is scheduled for 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
This fight will appear on the undercard of Manuel Charr's and Trevor Bryan's clash for the WBA World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Beibut Shumenov's and Raphael Murphy's clash for the WBA World Cruiserweight belt and .
Stiverne vs Lovejoy stats
Bermane Stiverne steps into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Christopher Lovejoy will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 19 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Lovejoy has advantage in power over Stiverne, with a 100% knock out percentage over Stiverne's 84%.
Bermane Stiverne is the older man by 5 years, at 42 years old.
Lovejoy has a height advantage of 3 inches over Stiverne.
Both Bermane Stiverne & Christopher Lovejoy fight out of an orthodox stance.
Stiverne is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 10 years and 6 months earlier than Lovejoy, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 92 more professional rounds, 114 to Lovejoy's 22.
Stiverne vs Lovejoy form
Stiverne has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Joe Joyce on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Derric Rossy on 14th November 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Deontay Wilder on 17th January 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had beat Chris Arreola on 10th May 2014 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles.
Stiverne's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time does Stiverne vs Lovejoy start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 pm EST / 5:00 pm PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States, which is around 1:00 am GMT in the UK.