Harrison vs Smith Info
Tony Harrison beat Ishe Smith by split decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 11th May 2018 at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tony Harrison.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Harrison vs Smith stats
Tony Harrison stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ishe Smith made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 9 loses and draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Harrison had a massive power advantage over Smith, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Smith's 41%.
Tony Harrison was the younger man by 13 years, at 29 years old.
Harrison had a height advantage of 3 inches over Smith. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Tony Harrison & Ishe Smith fought out of an orthodox stance.
Harrison was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 10 year and 11 months later than Smith, who’s first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 128 less professional rounds, 139 to Smith's 267.
Harrison vs Smith form
Harrison had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jermell Charlo on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Ishe Smith on 11th May 2018 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat George Sosa on 17th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Don Haskins Center, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Paul Valenzuela Jr on 14th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
He had been beaten by Jarrett Hurd on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
Smith had lost to all of his last 3 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Julian Williams on 18th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, Afghanistan.
Previous to that, he had lost to Vanes Martirosyan on 12th September 2015 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Erislandy Lara on 12th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Harrison's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Smith's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years 11 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.7 rounds on average.
What time did Harrison vs Smith start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Harrison vs Smith?
Harrison vs Smith was broadcast on Bounce in the US.