Smith vs Lemieux Info
Callum Smith could face David Lemieux in Late 2020 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 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 1 year 11 months and 22 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 1 year 11 months and 22 days.
Smith vs Lemieux 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.
David Lemieux would make his way to the ring with a record of 41 wins and 4 loses, with 34 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Lemieux would have advantage in power over Smith, with a 83% knock out percentage over Smith's 70%.
Callum Smith is the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Smith has a height advantage of 5 inches over Lemieux.
Both Callum Smith & David Lemieux fight out of an orthodox stance.
Smith is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 7 months later than Lemieux, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 56 less professional rounds, 134 to Lemieux's 190.
David Lemieux is currently ranked number 4 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 9 by the RING in the 168lb division.
Smith vs Lemieux form
Smith remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat 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 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Nieky Holzken on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Bayern, Germany.
He had defeated Erik Skoglund on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Lemieux has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Max Bursak on 7th December 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Previous to that, he had won against Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan on 15th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Karim Achour on 26th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada.
Before that, he had been beaten by Billy Joe Saunders on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal.
He had beat Marcos Reyes on 6th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Callum Smith has been fighting more than David Lemieux.
Callum Smith last fought 9 months and 28 days ago, while David Lemieux's last outing was 9 months and 13 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.
Lemieux's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.