Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Middleweight
29-2-0
42-2-1

The tape

33
Age
41
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
5' 10" / 179 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 7KO 4KO 2UD 12UD 12
Form
UD 12TKO 9TKO 7UD 12KO 4
29
Wins
42
21
By KO
37
72
KO%
88
2
Losses
2
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2006
159
Pro rounds
240

Current rankings @ Super Middleweight

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Callum Smith vs Gennady Golovkin preview


When is Smith vs Golovkin?

Callum Smith could face Gennady Golovkin in Summer 2024 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 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gennady Golovkin would make his way to the ring with a record of 42 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 37 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 72%.

Callum Smith is the younger man by 8 years, at 33 years old.

Smith has a height advantage of 5 inches over Golovkin. This also extends to a 8-inch reach advantage.

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

Smith is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 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 81 less professional rounds, 159 to Golovkin's 240.

Smith vs Golovkin form

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

In his last fight, he lost to Artur Beterbiev on 13th January 2024 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight, WBC World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Centre Videotron, Quebec City, Canada.

Previous to that, he had defeated Mathieu Bauderlique on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Going into that contest, he had beat Lenin Castillo on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had been beaten by 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.

He had won against John Ryder on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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

In his last fight, he lost to Canelo Alvarez on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their The Ring Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Ryota Murata on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

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

He had defeated Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

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

Callum Smith last fought 6 months and 13 days ago, while Gennady Golovkin's last outing was 1 year, 10 months and 9 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Smith vs Golovkin?

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