Smith vs Ryder II

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  • Smith vs Ryder
  • 27-0-0 28-5-0
  • Potential : Spring 2020
  • UK
  • WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Middleweight
  • UD 12UD 12KO 7TKO 3UD 12 < form KO 5KO 2KO 7TKO 3UD 12 <
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  • 30 age 32
  • 6' 3" / 191cm height
  • reach
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • full record
  • 27 wins 28
  • 19 by ko 16
  • 70% Ko% 57%
  • 0 Losses 5
  • 0 Stopped 1
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2012 Debut 2010
  • 134 Pro rds 202
  • current rankings @ Super Middleweight
  • The Ring 7
  • WBA 6
  • WBC 9
  • WBO
  • IBF

Smith vs Ryder II Info

Callum Smith will face the challenge of John Ryder in Spring 2020 in the United Kingdom.

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 Ryder II 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.

John Ryder would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins and 5 loses, with 16 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Smith would have advantage in power over Ryder, with a 70% knock out percentage over Ryder's 57%.

Callum Smith is the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Callum Smith fights out of the orthodox stance, while John Ryder is a southpaw.

Smith is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 2 months later than Ryder, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 68 less professional rounds, 134 to Ryder's 202.

John Ryder is currently ranked number 6 by the WBA, 9 by the WBC and 7 by the RING in the 168lb division.

Smith vs Ryder II 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.

John Ryder has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Callum Smith 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 won against Bilal Akkawy on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Andrey Sirotkin on 27th October 2018 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had beat Jamie Cox on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.

He had won against Patrick Nielsen on 14th October 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, John Ryder has been fighting more than Callum Smith.

Callum Smith last fought 9 months and 28 days ago, while John Ryder's last outing was 9 months and 28 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.

Ryder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

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