Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Billam-Smith vs Chamberlain?
Chris Billam-Smith beat Isaac Chamberlain by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th July 2022 at Bournemouth International Centre in Dorset.
The scorecards were announced as 117-111, 117-111, 117-111 in favor of winner Chris Billam-Smith.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Also, on the undercard Frazer Clarke was victorious over Ariel Esteban Bracamonte and Ben Whittaker beat Greg O’Neill.
Billam-Smith vs Chamberlain stats
Chris Billam-Smith stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Isaac Chamberlain made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Billam Smith had a massive power advantage over Chamberlain, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Chamberlain's 40%.
Chris Billam-Smith was the older man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Billam Smith had a height advantage of 1 inch over Chamberlain. Despite this, Chamberlain had 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Chris Billam-Smith & Isaac Chamberlain fought out of an orthodox stance.
Billam Smith was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 7 months later than Chamberlain, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 103 to Chamberlain's 81.
Chris Billam-Smith went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 8 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at cruiserweight.
Isaac Chamberlain was ranked number 8 by the IBF in the 200lb division.
Billam-Smith vs Chamberlain form
Billam Smith had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Tommy McCarthy on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Dylan Bregeon on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Yorkshire.
Going into that contest, he had won against Tommy McCarthy on 31st July 2021 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight and BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
Before that, he had beat Vasil Ducar on 20th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had defeated Nathan Thorley on 7th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
Billam Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Chamberlain's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Billam-Smith vs Chamberlain start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Bournemouth International Centre, Dorset, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Billam-Smith vs Chamberlain?
Chris Billam-Smith was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Isaac Chamberlain made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.