Spring 2023
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Cruiserweight
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16-1-0

The tape

32
Age
32
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
77.2" / 196 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 2KO 8TKO 5PTS 8UD 12
Form
UD 12KO 8UD 12SD 12UD 10
15
Wins
16
11
By KO
11
73
KO%
69
0
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2017
71
Pro rounds
103

Current rankings @ Cruiserweight

8
The Ring
9
-
WBA
5
5
WBC
7
11
WBO
2
2
IBF
3

Richard Riakporhe vs Chris Billam-Smith preview

When is Riakporhe vs Billam-Smith?

Richard Riakporhe could face Chris Billam-Smith in Spring 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 stats

Richard Riakporhe would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Chris Billam-Smith would make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Riakporhe would have a slight advantage in power over Billam Smith, with a 73% knock out percentage over Billam Smith's 69%.

Richard Riakporhe is the same age as Chris Billam-Smith, at 32 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 32 less professional rounds, 71 to Billam Smith's 103.

Richard Riakporhe goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO, 2 by the IBF and 8 by the RING at cruiserweight.

Chris Billam-Smith is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 9 by the RING in the 200lb division.

Riakporhe vs Billam-Smith form

Riakporhe remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Fabio Turchi on 11th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Deion Jumah on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Olanrewaju Durodola on 20th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Wembley Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Krzysztof Twardowski on 2nd October 2021 by points in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.

He had beat Jack Massey on 19th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at York Hall, London.

Billam Smith has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Isaac Chamberlain on 30th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at Bournemouth International Centre, Dorset, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Tommy McCarthy on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had won against Dylan Bregeon on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Yorkshire.

Before that, he had defeated 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.

He had beat Vasil Ducar on 20th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Chris Billam-Smith has been fighting more than Richard Riakporhe.

Richard Riakporhe last fought 5 months and 20 days ago, while Chris Billam-Smith's last outing was 4 months and 1 day ago.

Riakporhe's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.

Billam Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.

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