Smith vs Jacobs Info
Callum Smith could potentially square off against Daniel Jacobs in Spring 2020 in the United Kingdom.
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).
The contest would be for the WBA super middleweight championship of the world.
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 2 years 2 months and 4 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 2 years 2 months and 4 days.
Smith vs Jacobs 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.
Daniel Jacobs would make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins and 3 loses, with 30 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Jacobs would have advantage in power over Smith, with a 81% knock out percentage over Smith's 70%.
Callum Smith is the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Smith has a height advantage of 3 inches over Jacobs.
Both Callum Smith & Daniel Jacobs fight out of an orthodox stance.
Smith is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 11 months later than Jacobs, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 52 less professional rounds, 134 to Jacobs' 186.
Daniel Jacobs is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 9 by the IBF and 10 by the RING in the 168lb division.
Smith vs Jacobs form
Smith remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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 beat 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 won against Nieky Holzken on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Bayern, Germany.
He had beat Erik Skoglund on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Jacobs has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Gabriel Rosado on 27th November 2020 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on 20th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 27th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Hulu Theater @ MSG, New York.
He had defeated Maciej Sulecki on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Callum Smith has been fighting more than Daniel Jacobs.
Callum Smith last fought 1 year and 9 days ago, while Daniel Jacobs' last outing was 5 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.
Jacobs' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 6 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.