Smith vs Benavidez

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  • Smith vs Benavidez
  • 27-0-0 22-0-0
  • Potential : Summer 2020
  • USA
  • WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship
  • WBC World Super Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Middleweight
  • UD 12UD 12KO 7TKO 3UD 12 < form KO 8SD 12UD 12TKO 2KO 9 <
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  • 30 age 23
  • 6' 3" / 191cm height 6' 1" / 185cm
  • reach 76" / 193cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 27 wins 22
  • 19 by ko 19
  • 70% Ko% 86%
  • 0 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2012 Debut 2013
  • 134 Pro rds 87
  • current rankings @ Super Middleweight
  • The Ring 1
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Smith vs Benavidez Info

Callum Smith could face David Benavidez in Summer 2020 in the United States.

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

The contest would be for the unified super middleweight championship of the world, with the WBA & WBC belts on the line.

Smith would be defending The Ring Super Middleweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against George Groves in September 2018. He has held this belt for 1 year 10 months and 7 days.

He would be making his 3rd defence of the WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against George Groves in September 2018. He has held this title for 1 year 10 months and 7 days.

Benavidez will be defending his WBC World Super Middleweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Anthony Dirrell in September 2019. He has held this belt for 10 months and 7 days.

Smith vs Benavidez stats

Callum Smith would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins and zero loses, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

David Benavidez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins, with 19 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Benavidez would have advantage in power over Smith, with a 86% knock out percentage over Smith's 70%.

Callum Smith is the older man by 7 years, at 30 years old.

Both Callum Smith & David Benavidez fight out of an orthodox stance.

Smith is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 months earlier than Benavidez, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 47 more professional rounds, 134 to Benavidez's 87.

David Benavidez is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 168lb division.

Smith vs Benavidez form

Smith remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat John Ryder on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Hassan N’Dam on 1st June 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against George Groves on 28th September 2018 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Before that, he had beat Nieky Holzken on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Bayern, Germany.

He had defeated Erik Skoglund on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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

In his last fight, he won against Anthony Dirrell on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against J’Leon Love on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Ronald Gavril on 17th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Las Vegas, Nevada.

Before that, he had beat Ronald Gavril on 8th September 2017 by split decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada, Afghanistan.

He had won against Rogelio Medina on 20th May 2017 by knockout in the 8th round at Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, David Benavidez has been fighting more than Callum Smith.

Callum Smith last fought 8 months and 13 days ago, while David Benavidez's last outing was 10 months and 8 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Benavidez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

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