Smith vs Kubin Info
Paul Smith beat Bronislav Kubin by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 7th May 2016 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Smith vs Kubin stats
Paul Smith stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Bronislav Kubin made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 18 loses and 2 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kubin had a slight advantage in power over Smith, with a 61% knock out percentage over Smith's 57%.
Paul Smith was the younger man by 4 years, at 38 years old.
Smith had a height advantage of 4 inches over Kubin.
Both Paul Smith & Bronislav Kubin fought out of an orthodox stance.
Smith was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Kubin, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 212 less professional rounds, to Kubin's 212.
Smith vs Kubin form
Smith had lost to all of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Andre Ward on 20th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Oracle Arena, Oakland, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Arthur Abraham on 21st February 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at O2 World Arena, Kreuzberg, Germany.
Smith's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.5 rounds on average.