in the United Kingdom
Current rankings @ Cruiserweight
When is Riakporhe vs Billam-Smith II?
Richard Riakporhe could take on Chris Billam-Smith in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.
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).
Riakporhe vs Billam-Smith II stats
Richard Riakporhe would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Chris Billam-Smith would make his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Riakporhe would have a slight advantage in power over Billam Smith, with a 75% knock out percentage over Billam Smith's 71%.
Richard Riakporhe is the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Riakporhe has a height advantage of 2 inches over Billam Smith. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Richard Riakporhe & Chris Billam-Smith fight out of an orthodox stance.
Riakporhe is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Billam Smith, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 33 less professional rounds, 75 to Billam Smith's 108.
Richard Riakporhe goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC, 12 by the WBO, 2 by the IBF and 9 by the RING at cruiserweight.
Chris Billam-Smith is currently ranked number 4 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 10 by the RING in the 200lb division.
Riakporhe vs Billam-Smith II form
Riakporhe remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Krzysztof Glowacki on 21st January 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Fabio Turchi on 11th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Deion Jumah on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Olanrewaju Durodola on 20th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Wembley Arena, London.
He had beat Krzysztof Twardowski on 2nd October 2021 by points in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Billam Smith has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Armend Xhoxhaj on 17th December 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Isaac Chamberlain on 30th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at Bournemouth International Centre, Dorset.
Going into that contest, he had won against Tommy McCarthy on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had defeated Dylan Bregeon on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Yorkshire.
He had beat Tommy McCarthy on 31st July 2021 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight and BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
In terms of recent activity, Richard Riakporhe has been fighting more than Chris Billam-Smith.
Richard Riakporhe last fought 8 days ago, while Chris Billam-Smith's last outing was 1 month and 12 days ago.
Riakporhe's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Billam Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
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