The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Smith vs Regi?
Paul Smith beat Daniel Regi by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 10th September 2016 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Smith vs Regi stats
Paul Smith stepped into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Daniel Regi made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Smith had a slight advantage in power over Regi, with a 57% knock out percentage over Regi's 54%.
Paul Smith was the younger man by 2 years, at 38 years old.
Smith had a height advantage of 1 inch over Regi.
Both Paul Smith & Daniel Regi fought out of an orthodox stance.
Smith was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 5 years earlier than Regi, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 149 less professional rounds, 0 to Regi's 149.
Smith vs Regi form
Smith had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Daniel Regi on 10th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Bartlomiej Grafka on 29th May 2016 by points in the 6th round at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had beat Bronislav Kubin on 7th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had been beaten by Andre Ward on 20th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Oracle Arena, Oakland, United States.
He had lost to 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 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Smith vs Regi?
Paul Smith was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Daniel Regi made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.