Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Cruiserweight
19-1-0
25-3-0

Belts on The Line

WBO World Cruiserweight

The tape

33
Age
32
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 8MD 12TKO 5UD 12KO 8
Form
TKO 3KO 2RTD 8KO 3KO 4
19
Wins
25
13
By KO
24
68
KO%
96
1
Losses
3
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2015
128
Pro rounds
103

Current rankings @ Cruiserweight

3
The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Chris Billam-Smith vs Anthony Yarde preview


When is Billam-Smith vs Yarde?

Chris Billam-Smith could potentially square off against Anthony Yarde in Summer 2024 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

Billam-Smith vs Yarde stats

Chris Billam-Smith would step into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Anthony Yarde would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 24 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Yarde would have a large advantage in power over Billam Smith, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Billam Smith's 68%.

Chris Billam-Smith is the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.

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

Both Chris Billam-Smith & Anthony Yarde fight out of an orthodox stance.

Billam Smith is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 4 months later than Yarde, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 25 more professional rounds, 128 to Yarde's 103.

Chris Billam-Smith goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING at cruiserweight.

Billam-Smith vs Yarde form

Billam Smith has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Mateusz Masternak on 10th December 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Lawrence Okolie on 27th May 2023 by majority decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth.

Going into that contest, he had beat Armend Xhoxhaj on 17th December 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth.

Before that, he had won against Isaac Chamberlain on 30th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at Bournemouth International Centre, Dorset.

He had beat Tommy McCarthy on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Anthony Yarde has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Marko Nikolic on 10th February 2024 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Wick, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jorge Silva on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, Wembley.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Artur Beterbiev on 28th January 2023 by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight, WBC World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley.

Before that, he had won against Stefani Koykov on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford.

He had defeated Lyndon Arthur on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Chris Billam-Smith has been fighting more than Anthony Yarde.

Chris Billam-Smith last fought 7 months and 10 days ago, while Anthony Yarde's last outing was 5 months and 10 days ago.

Billam Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.

Yarde's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Billam-Smith vs Yarde?

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