Current rankings @ Super Welterweight
When is Kurbanov vs Smith II?
Magomed Kurbanov could face the challenge of Liam Smith in Early 2024 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Kurbanov vs Smith II stats
Magomed Kurbanov would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 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, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Smith would have a slight advantage in power over Kurbanov, with a 61% knock out percentage over Kurbanov's 52%.
Magomed Kurbanov is the younger man by 7 years, at 28 years old.
Kurbanov has a height advantage of 1 inch over Smith. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Magomed Kurbanov & Liam Smith fight out of an orthodox stance.
Kurbanov is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 year and 8 months later than Smith, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 65 less professional rounds, 177 to Smith's 242.
Magomed Kurbanov goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA at super welterweight.
Kurbanov vs Smith II form
Kurbanov remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Michel Soro on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their 12 round contest at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Previous to that, he had beat Johan Gonzalez on 11th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, he had won against Patrick Teixeira on 9th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg.
Before that, he had beat Liam Smith on 7th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg.
He had defeated Dmitry Mikhaylenko on 7th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Liam Smith has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Chris Eubank Jr on 2nd September 2023 by technical knockout in the 10th round at AO Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Chris Eubank Jr on 21st January 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Hassan Mwakinyo on 3rd September 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Before that, he had beat Jessie Vargas on 30th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
He had won against Anthony Fowler on 9th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Liam Smith has been fighting more than Magomed Kurbanov.
Magomed Kurbanov last fought 8 months and 22 days ago, while Liam Smith's last outing was 4 months and 26 days ago.
Kurbanov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 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, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
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