Spring 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Super Middleweight
30-1-0
33-4-1

The tape

34
Age
35
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 9" / 176 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

RTD 8UD 12KO 11UD 12TKO 4
Form
TKO 10TKO 4TKO 4TKO 10TKO 8
30
Wins
33
14
By KO
20
47
KO%
61
1
Losses
4
1
Stopped
2
0
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2008
222
Pro rounds
242

Current rankings @ Super Middleweight

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Billy Joe Saunders vs Liam Smith preview


When is Saunders vs Liam Smith?

Billy Joe Saunders could fight Liam Smith in Spring 2024 in the United Kingdom.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

Saunders vs Liam Smith stats

Billy Joe Saunders would step into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 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 advantage in power over Saunders, with a 61% knock out percentage over Saunders' 47%.

Billy Joe Saunders is the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Saunders has a height advantage of 2 inches over Smith. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Billy Joe Saunders fights out of the southpaw stance, while Liam Smith is an orthodox fighter.

Saunders is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 months later than Smith, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 20 less professional rounds, 222 to Smith's 242.

Saunders vs Liam Smith form

Saunders has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Canelo Alvarez on 8th May 2021 by in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Martin Murray on 4th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat Marcelo Esteban Coceres on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Shefat Isufi on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

He had won against Charles Adamu on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

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 defeated Chris Eubank Jr on 21st January 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had beat Hassan Mwakinyo on 3rd September 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Before that, 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.

He had beat Anthony Fowler on 9th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Liam Smith has been fighting more than Billy Joe Saunders.

Billy Joe Saunders last fought 2 years, 11 months and 10 days ago, while Liam Smith's last outing was 7 months and 16 days ago.

Saunders' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Saunders vs Liam Smith?

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