Centro de Usos Multiples, Sonora, Mexico
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Smith vs Lozano?
Liam Smith beat Mario Alberto Lozano by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 24th August 2019 at Centro de Usos Multiples in Sonora.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Juan Francisco Estrada beating Dewayne Beamon for the WBC World Super Flyweight and The Ring Junior Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Filip Hrgovic defeated Mario Heredia.
Smith vs Lozano stats
Back in August 2019, Liam Smith stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mario Alberto Lozano made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lozano had a large advantage in power over Smith, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over Smith's 56%.
Liam Smith was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Both Liam Smith & Mario Alberto Lozano fought out of an orthodox stance.
Smith was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 7 months later than Lozano, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 242 to Lozano's 258.
Liam Smith went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBC and 6 by the WBO at super welterweight.
Smith vs Lozano form
Smith had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Sam Eggington on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jaime Munguia on 21st July 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Liam Williams on 11th November 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Liam Williams on 8th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had lost to Canelo Alvarez on 17th September 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.
Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Lozano's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Smith vs Lozano start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM UTC at Centro de Usos Multiples, Sonora, Mexico, which was 8:00 PM EST or 5:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Smith vs Lozano?
Liam Smith was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Mario Alberto Lozano made his way into the ring at 1033/100 (+1000) with oddsmakers.