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Potential contest @ Light Heavyweight
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23-2-0

The tape

34
Age
33
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

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Form
UD 12KO 10UD 10TKO 2TKO 6
28
Wins
23
22
By KO
16
79
KO%
70
5
Losses
2
2
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2016
156
Pro rounds
127

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Joe Smith Jr vs Lyndon Arthur preview


When is Smith Jr vs Arthur?

Joe Smith Jr could potentially square off against Lyndon Arthur in Summer 2024 the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 kg).

Smith Jr vs Arthur stats

Joe Smith Jr would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 5 losses, and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Lyndon Arthur would make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Smith Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Arthur, with a 79% knockout percentage compared to Arthur's 70%.

Joe Smith Jr is the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Arthur has a height advantage of 2 inches over Smith Jr. Despite this, he has a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Joe Smith Jr and Lyndon Arthur fight out of an orthodox stance.

Smith Jr is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 years and 10 months earlier than Arthur, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 29 more professional rounds, totaling 156 compared to Arthur's 127.

Smith Jr vs Arthur form

Smith Jr has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez on October 7, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Artur Beterbiev on June 18, 2022, by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Light heavyweight, IBF World Light Heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Steve Geffrard on January 15, 2022, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Before that, he had beaten Maksim Vlasov on April 10, 2021, by majority decision in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Osage Casino, Oklahoma.

He had won against Eleider Alvarez on August 22, 2020, by knockout in the 9th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

Arthur has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Dmitry Bivol on December 23, 2023, by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had beaten Braian Nahuel Suarez on September 1, 2023, by knockout in the 10th round at Toughsheet Community Stadium, Bolton, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Boris Crighton on March 24, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Bolton Whites Hotel (De Vere Whites), Bolton.

Before that, he had won against Joel McIntyre on December 2, 2022, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Newcastle Arena, Newcastle.

He had defeated Walter Gabriel Sequeira on September 17, 2022, by technical knockout in the 6th round at Bolton Whites Hotel (De Vere Whites), Bolton.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Lyndon Arthur has been fighting more than Joe Smith Jr.

Joe Smith Jr last fought 9 months and 19 days ago, while Lyndon Arthur's last outing was 7 months and 3 days ago.

Smith Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 4 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Arthur's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

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