Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Super Middleweight
27-1-0
41-1-1

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
38
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
5' 10" / 179 cm
N/A
Reach
70.1"
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12TKO 3KO 7UD 12
Form
TKO 7UD 12KO 4MD 12KO 2
27
Wins
41
19
By KO
36
70
KO%
88
1
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2006
146
Pro rounds
219

Current rankings @ Super Middleweight

3
The Ring
-
8
WBA
-
6
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Callum Smith vs Gennady Golovkin preview

When is Smith vs Golovkin?

Callum Smith could face Gennady Golovkin in Summer 2021 in the United States.

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

Smith vs Golovkin stats

Callum Smith would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gennady Golovkin would make his way to the ring with a record of 41 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 36 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Golovkin would have advantage in power over Smith, with a 88% knock out percentage over Smith's 70%.

Callum Smith is the younger man by 8 years, at 30 years old.

Smith has a height advantage of 5 inches over Golovkin.

Both Callum Smith & Gennady Golovkin fight out of an orthodox stance.

Smith is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 year and 6 months later than Golovkin, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 73 less professional rounds, 146 to Golovkin's 219.

Callum Smith goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC and 3 by the RING in the 168lb division.

Smith vs Golovkin form

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

In his last fight, he lost to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated John Ryder on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, 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.

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

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

In his last fight, he defeated Kamil Szeremeta on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had won against Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Vanes Martirosyan on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gennady Golovkin has been fighting more than Callum Smith.

Callum Smith last fought 1 month and 8 days ago, while Gennady Golovkin's last outing was 1 month and 9 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

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