Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Smith vs Appleyard?
Dalton Smith beat Lee Appleyard by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 15th May 2021 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Joshua Buatsi beating Daniel Blenda Dos Santos. Also, on the undercard Lerrone Richards beat Giovanni De Carolis, Gamal Yafai was overcome by Jason Cunningham and Tommy McCarthy was victorious over Alexandru Jur.
Smith vs Appleyard stats
Dalton Smith stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lee Appleyard made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Smith had a massive power advantage over Appleyard, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Appleyard's 31%.
Dalton Smith was the younger man by 33 years, at years old.
Appleyard had a height advantage of 2 inches over Smith.
Both Dalton Smith & Lee Appleyard fought out of an orthodox stance.
Smith was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in , 7 years and 5 months earlier than Appleyard, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 100 less professional rounds, 30 to Appleyard's 130.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Lee Appleyard had been fighting more than Dalton Smith.
Going to this contest, Dalton Smith had last fought 1 year, 11 months and 25 days ago, while Lee Appleyard's last outing had been 4 years, 6 months and 5 days ago.
What time did Smith vs Appleyard start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:30 PM BST at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 1:30 PM EST or 10:30 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Smith vs Appleyard?
Dalton Smith was a 1/25 (-2499) favourite going into the contest, while Lee Appleyard made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.