Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Smith vs Grafka?
Paul Smith beat Bartlomiej Grafka by points in the 6th round on Sunday 29th May 2016 at Goodison Park Stadium in Liverpool.
The scorecards were announced as 59-55 in favor of winner Paul Smith.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Smith vs Grafka stats
Paul Smith stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Bartlomiej Grafka made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 20 loses and 3 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Smith had advantage in power over Grafka, with a 58% knock out percentage over Grafka's 47%.
Paul Smith was the older man by 6 years, at 38 years old.
Both Paul Smith & Bartlomiej Grafka fought out of an orthodox stance.
Smith was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 8 years and 2 months earlier than Grafka, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 285 less professional rounds, 0 to Grafka's 285.
Smith's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Smith vs Grafka?
Paul Smith was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Bartlomiej Grafka made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.