VS
Apr 16 2022
Saturday

Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Cruiserweight
14-1-0
KO 8
KO 8
18-3-0

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The tape

31
Age
31
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 2" / 189 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
74.4" / 189 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDSDUDTKOTKO
Form
SDKOMDSDTKO
14
Wins
18
10
By KO
9
71
KO%
50
1
Loses
3
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2014

Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight

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The Ring
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5
WBA
9
8
WBC
13
3
WBO
-
3
IBF
10

Chris Billam-Smith vs Tommy McCarthy report


Who won Billam-Smith vs McCarthy II?

Chris Billam-Smith beat Tommy McCarthy by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday, April 16th, 2022, at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

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).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Conor Benn beating Chris Van Heerden. Also on the undercard Alycia Baumgardner beat Edith Soledad Matthysse, Jordan Thompson defeated Mariano Angel Gudino, and Campbell Hatton was victorious over Ezequiel Gregores.

Billam-Smith vs McCarthy II stats

Back in April 2022, Chris Billam-Smith stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Tommy McCarthy made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Billam Smith had a large advantage in power over McCarthy, boasting a 71% knockout percentage compared to McCarthy's 50%.

Chris Billam-Smith was the same age as Tommy McCarthy, at 31 years old.

Billam Smith had a height advantage of 1 inch over McCarthy. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Chris Billam-Smith and Tommy McCarthy fought out of an orthodox stance.

Billam Smith was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 years and 3 months later than McCarthy, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 29 fewer professional rounds, totaling 128 compared to McCarthy's 157.

Chris Billam-Smith went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 8 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, and 3 by the IBF at cruiserweight.

Tommy McCarthy was ranked number 9 by the WBA, 13 by the WBC, and 10 by the IBF in the 200lb division.

Billam-Smith vs McCarthy II 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 won against Dylan Bregeon on November 13, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Tommy McCarthy on July 31, 2021, by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight and BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Vasil Ducar on March 20, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Before that, he had defeated Nathan Thorley on August 7, 2020, by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.

He had won against Craig Glover on November 23, 2019, by technical knockout in the 5th round in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

McCarthy had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Chris Billam-Smith on July 31, 2021, by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight and BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had defeated Alexandru Jur on May 15, 2021, by knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Bilal Laggoune on October 31, 2020, by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Fabio Turchi on October 11, 2019, by split decision in their 12 round contest at PalaTrento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy.

He had been beaten by Richard Riakporhe on March 2, 2019, by technical knockout in the 4th round at East of England Arena, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Chris Billam-Smith had been fighting more than Tommy McCarthy.

Going into this contest, Chris Billam-Smith had last fought 5 months and 3 days ago, while Tommy McCarthy's last outing had been 8 months and 16 days ago.

Billam Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 24 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.

McCarthy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

What time did Billam-Smith vs McCarthy II start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Billam-Smith vs McCarthy II?

Billam-Smith vs McCarthy II was broadcast on DAZN in both the United States and the UK.

What were the odds on Billam-Smith vs McCarthy II?

Chris Billam-Smith was a 2/5 (-250) favorite going into the contest, while Tommy McCarthy made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.

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