Palac w Konarach, Konary, Poland
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Wach vs Johnson?
Mariusz Wach beat Kevin Johnson by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 12th June 2020 at Palac w Konarach in Konary.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 99-91, 97-93 in favor of winner Mariusz Wach.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Wach vs Johnson stats
Back in June 2020, Mariusz Wach stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kevin Johnson made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 16 loses and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Wach had a slight advantage in power over Johnson, with a 54% knock out percentage over Johnson's 53%.
Mariusz Wach was the younger man by 1 year, at 40 years old.
Wach had a height advantage of 5 inches over Johnson. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Mariusz Wach & Kevin Johnson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Wach was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 2 year and 2 months later than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 58 less professional rounds, 302 to Johnson's 360.
Wach vs Johnson form
Mariusz Wach had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Dillian Whyte on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Martin Bakole Ilunga on 6th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Spodek, Katowice, Poland.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Artur Szpilka on 10th November 2018 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Arena Gliwice, Gliwice.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jarrell Miller on 11th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Nassau Coliseum, New York, United States.
He had defeated Erkan Teper on 18th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
Johnson had lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Martin Bakole Ilunga on 19th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Nathan Gorman on 23rd March 2019 by points in the 10th round at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Filip Hrgovic on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at KC Drazen Petrovic, Zagreb, Croatia.
Before that, he had lost to Daniel Dubois on 6th October 2018 by points in the 10th round at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.
He had been beaten by Andy Ruiz Jr on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kevin Johnson had been fighting more than Mariusz Wach.
Going to this contest, Mariusz Wach had last fought 6 months and 5 days ago, while Kevin Johnson's last outing had been 7 months and 24 days ago.
Wach's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Wach vs Johnson?
Mariusz Wach was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Kevin Johnson made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.