Current rankings @ Super Welterweight
Jarrett Hurd vs Liam Smith preview
When is Hurd vs Smith?
Jarrett Hurd could square off against Liam Smith in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Hurd vs Smith stats
Jarrett Hurd would step into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Liam Smith would make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Hurd would have a slight advantage in power over Smith, with a 67% knock out percentage over Smith's 61%.
Jarrett Hurd is the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Hurd has a height advantage of 4 inches over Smith.
Both Jarrett Hurd & Liam Smith fight out of an orthodox stance.
Hurd is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 11 months later than Smith, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 76 less professional rounds, 156 to Smith's 232.
Liam Smith is currently ranked number 4 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 5 by the IBF and 4 by the RING in the 154lb division.
Hurd vs Smith form
Hurd has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Jose Armando Resendiz on 4th March 2023 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Toyota Arena, Ontario, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Luis Arias on 6th June 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had won against Francisco Santana on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had lost to Julian Williams on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Washington, District of Columbia.
He had beat Jason Welborn on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Liam Smith has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Chris Eubank Jr on 21st January 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Hassan Mwakinyo on 3rd September 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jessie Vargas on 30th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Anthony Fowler on 9th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
He had been beaten by Magomed Kurbanov on 7th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
In terms of recent activity, Liam Smith has been fighting more than Jarrett Hurd.
Jarrett Hurd last fought 3 months and 1 day ago, while Liam Smith's last outing was 4 months and 15 days ago.
Hurd's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
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