VS
Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Middleweight
15-0-0
33-4-1

Belts on The Line

WBO World Middleweight
IBF World Middleweight

The tape

31
Age
35
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
5' 9" / 176 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 6KO 2UD 12KO 2TKO 8
Form
TKO 10TKO 4TKO 4TKO 10TKO 8
15
Wins
33
10
By KO
20
67
KO%
61
0
Losses
4
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
1
2016
Debut
2008
87
Pro rounds
242

Current rankings @ Middleweight

1
The Ring
9
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
6
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Janibek Alimkhanuly vs Liam Smith preview


When is Alimkhanuly vs Smith?

Janibek Alimkhanuly could face the challenge of Liam Smith in Autumn/Fall 2024 the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 kg).

Alimkhanuly vs Smith stats

Janibek Alimkhanuly would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Liam Smith would make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw, with 20 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Alimkhanuly would have a slight advantage in power over Smith, with a 67% knockout percentage compared to Smith's 61%.

Janibek Alimkhanuly is the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.

Alimkhanuly has a height advantage of 3 inches over Smith. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Janibek Alimkhanuly fights out of the southpaw stance, while Liam Smith is an orthodox fighter.

Alimkhanuly is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 years later than Smith, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 155 fewer professional rounds, totaling 87 compared to Smith's 242.

Janibek Alimkhanuly goes into the fight ranked number 1 by The Ring at middleweight.

Liam Smith is currently ranked number 6 by the WBC, and 9 by The Ring in the 160lb division.

Alimkhanuly vs Smith form

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

In his last fight, he won against Vincenzo Gualtieri on October 14, 2023, by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Middleweight and WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Fort Bend Community Center, Rosenberg, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Steven Butler on May 13, 2023, by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Stockton Arena, Stockton.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Denzel Bentley on November 12, 2022, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Danny Dignum on May 21, 2022, by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBO Interim World Middleweight championship fight at Resorts World Las Vegas, Las Vegas.

He had won against Hassan N’Dam on November 20, 2021, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.

Liam Smith has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Chris Eubank Jr on September 2, 2023, by technical knockout in the 10th round at AO Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had defeated Chris Eubank Jr on January 21, 2023, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Hassan Mwakinyo on September 3, 2022, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Before that, he had won against Jessie Vargas on April 30, 2022, by technical knockout in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

He had beaten Anthony Fowler on October 9, 2021, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Janibek Alimkhanuly has been fighting more than Liam Smith.

Janibek Alimkhanuly last fought 11 months and 17 days ago, while Liam Smith's last outing was 1 year and 29 days ago.

Alimkhanuly's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 11 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.

Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Alimkhanuly vs Smith?

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