Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Smith vs Ducar?
Chris Billam-Smith beat Vasil Ducar by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 20th March 2021 at Wembley (SSE) Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 99-90, 99-90, 97-92 in favor of winner Chris Billam-Smith.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Lawrence Okolie beating Krzysztof Glowacki for the WBO World Cruiserweight championship. Also, on the undercard Anthony Fowler beat Jorge Fortea and Joe Cordina defeated Faroukh Kourbanov.
Smith vs Ducar stats
Chris Billam-Smith stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Vasil Ducar made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Billam Smith had a slight advantage in power over Ducar, with a 91% knock out percentage over Ducar's 89%.
Chris Billam-Smith was the same age as Vasil Ducar, at 31 years old.
Both Chris Billam-Smith & Vasil Ducar fought out of an orthodox stance.
Billam Smith's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Ducar's, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 months later than Ducar, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 71 more professional rounds, 71 to Ducar's 0.
Chris Billam-Smith went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA at cruiserweight.
Smith vs Ducar form
Chris Billam-Smith had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Nathan Thorley on 7th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Craig Glover on 23rd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Richard Riakporhe on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Yassine Habachi on 10th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Nottingham Arena, Nottinghamshire.
He had beat Kent Kauppinen on 15th December 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at O2 Academy, Dorset.
Billam Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
What time did Smith vs Ducar start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:30 PM GMT at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:30 PM EST or 12:30 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Smith vs Ducar?
Chris Billam-Smith was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Vasil Ducar made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.