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Apr 08 2017
Saturday

Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Super Welterweight
16-0-1 
TKO 9
TKO 9
24-1-1

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The tape

24
Age
28
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 176 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOTKOTKOTKOTKO
Form
PTSKOKOTKOTKO
16
Wins
24
11
By KO
13
69
KO%
54
0
Loses
1
Draws
1
2011
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight

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The Ring
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7
WBA
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WBC
12
2
WBO
4
9
IBF
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Liam Williams vs Liam Smith report


Who won Williams vs Smith?

Liam Smith beat Liam Williams by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).

Williams vs Smith stats

Back in April 2017, Liam Williams stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero losses and 1  draw, 11 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Liam Smith made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Williams had an advantage in power over Smith, with a 69% knockout percentage over Smith's 54%.

Liam Williams was the younger man by 4 years, at 24 years old.

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

Both Liam Williams & Liam Smith fought out of an orthodox stance.

Williams was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years and 1 month later than Smith, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 93 fewer professional rounds, totaling 149 compared to Smith's 242.

Liam Williams went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 2 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF at super welterweight.

Liam Smith was ranked number 12 by the WBC and 4 by the WBO in the 154lb division.

Williams vs Smith form

Liam Williams had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Gabor Gorbics on November 26, 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Gary Corcoran on July 16, 2016 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their BBBOC British Super Welterweight championship fight at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Gustavo Alberto Sanchez on June 4, 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Before that, he had defeated Kris Carslaw on December 19, 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their BBBOC British Super Welterweight and CBC Commonwealth Super Welterweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had won against Michael Lomax on November 24, 2014 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their CBC Commonwealth Super Welterweight championship fight at Hilton Hotel, Mayfair.

Liam Smith had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Canelo Alvarez on September 17, 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Predrag Radosevic on June 4, 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beaten ‘Jimmy’ Kilrain Kelly on December 19, 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had won against John Thompson on October 10, 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had beaten David Ezequiel Romero on April 18, 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Liam Smith had been fighting more than Liam Williams.

Going to this contest, Liam Williams had last fought 4 months and 13 days ago, while Liam Smith's last outing had been 6 months and 22 days ago.

Williams' last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.

Smith's last 5 fights come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

What time did Williams vs Smith start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Williams vs Smith?

Williams vs Smith was broadcast on BoxNation in the UK.

What were the odds on Williams vs Smith?

Liam Williams was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Liam Smith made his way into the ring at 51/50 (+100) with oddsmakers.

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