VS
Nov 23 2019
Saturday

Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Super Middleweight
26-0-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 116-112
  • 117-111
  • 116-112
UD 12
28-4-0

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Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
31
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

TKOKOUDUDTKO
Form
TKOTKOKOKOSD
26
Wins
28
19
By KO
16
73
KO%
57
0
Loses
4
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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The Ring
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WBA
1
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WBC
4
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WBO
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IBF
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Callum Smith vs John Ryder report


Who won Smith vs Ryder?

Callum Smith beat John Ryder by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.

The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 117-111, 116-112 in favor of winner Callum Smith.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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.

Also, on the undercard James Tennyson was victorious over Craig Evans, Anthony Fowler beat Harry Scarff, Craig Glover was overcome by Chris Billam-Smith for the CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight title and Tom Farrell was defeated by Sean Dodd.

Smith vs Ryder stats

Back in November 2019, Callum Smith stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

John Ryder made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Smith had an advantage in power over Ryder, with a 73% knockout percentage over Ryder's 57%.

Callum Smith was the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.

Smith had a height advantage of 6 inches over Ryder. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Callum Smith fought out of the orthodox stance, while John Ryder was a southpaw.

Smith was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 2 months later than Ryder, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 95 fewer professional rounds, totaling 159 compared to Ryder's 254.

John Ryder was ranked number 1 by the WBA and 4 by the WBC in the 168lb division.

Smith vs Ryder form

Smith had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Hassan N’Dam on June 1, 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.

Prior to that, he had beaten George Groves on September 28, 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Nieky Holzken on February 24, 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Bayern, Germany.

Before that, he had beaten Erik Skoglund on September 16, 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Luke Blackledge on December 10, 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

John Ryder had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Bilal Akkawy on May 4, 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.

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

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jamie Cox on May 5, 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had beaten Patrick Nielsen on October 14, 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

He had been beaten by Rocky Fielding on April 22, 2017 by split decision in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, John Ryder had been fighting more than Callum Smith.

Going to this contest, Callum Smith had last fought 5 months and 22 days ago, while John Ryder's last outing had been 6 months and 19 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Ryder's last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

What time did Smith vs Ryder start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Smith vs Ryder?

The DAZN show began at 1:00 PM EST / 10:00 AM PST. The Sky Sports Action broadcast of the card started at 7:00 PM (GTM).

What were the odds on Smith vs Ryder?

Callum Smith was a 1/25 (-2500) favourite going into the contest, while John Ryder made his way into the ring at 183/25 (+730) with oddsmakers.

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108

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