This fight between Artur Beterbiev and Callum Johnson took place on at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
At 182 cm, Callum Johnson is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Artur Beterbiev is 180 cm. The fighters have the same reach of 185 cm. Beterbiev has a 2 cm ape index advantage over Johnson.
Beterbiev is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 12-0 (12 KOs). His last fight was 10 months and 25 days ago against Enrico Kölling, which he won via 12th round KO. Johnson also comes in with an undefeated record of 17-0 (12 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 12 days ago against Frank Buglioni, which he won via 1st round TKO.
Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.
On the day of the fight, Beterbiev will be 33 years and 8 months old; Johnson will be 33 years and 1 month old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 64-36 in favor of Artur Beterbiev. Based on these numbers, our AI makes the following prediction.
Artur Beterbiev defeated Callum Johnson via 4th round KO to retain the IBF light-heavyweight title. Johnson's undefeated record of 17 wins comes to an end, and Beterbiev advances his win streak to 13. Beterbiev is now 13-0, and Johnson 17-1.