Smith vs N’Dam Info
Callum Smith beat Hassan N’Dam by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 1st June 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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).
This contest was for the WBA super middleweight championship of the world.
Smith vs N’Dam stats
Callum Smith stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Hassan N’Dam made his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 3 loses and draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Smith had advantage in power over N'Dam, with a 72% knock out percentage over N'Dam's 57%.
Callum Smith was the younger man by 6 years, at 30 years old.
Both Callum Smith & Hassan N’Dam fought out of an orthodox stance.
Smith was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 year and 11 months later than N'Dam, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 161 less professional rounds, 134 to N'Dam's 295.
Hassan N’Dam was ranked number 13 by the WBA in the 168lb division.
Smith vs N’Dam form
Smith remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this 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.
Previous to that, he had beat Nieky Holzken on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Bayern, Germany.
Going into that contest, he had won against Erik Skoglund on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Luke Blackledge on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had defeated Norbert Nemesapati on 10th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.
N'Dam had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Martin Murray on 22nd December 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ryota Murata on 22nd October 2017 by majority decision in the 7th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ryota Murata on 20th May 2017 by split decision in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo.
Before that, he had defeated Alfonso Blanco on 17th December 2016 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Interim World Middleweight championship fight at Stade de l’Est, Saint-Denis, France.
He had beat Tomasz Gargula on 30th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at La Palestre, Le Cannet.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Hassan N’Dam had been fighting more than Callum Smith.
Going to this contest, Callum Smith had last fought 1 year 10 months and 14 days ago, while Hassan N’Dam's last outing had been 1 year 7 months and 20 days ago.
Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
N'Dam's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Smith vs N’Dam start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Smith vs N’Dam?
Smith vs N’Dam was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Box Office HD.