Nov 23 2019
Saturday

Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom

12 rounds 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

32
Age
33
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
N/A
N/A
Reach
N/A
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 23rd November 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

Callum Smith stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

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

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

Callum Smith was the younger man by 1 year, at 32 years old.

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

Smith was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 2 months later than Ryder, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 81 less professional rounds, 148 to Ryder's 229.

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

Smith vs Ryder form

Smith 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 lost to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, 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.

He had defeated Nieky Holzken on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Bayern, Germany.

Ryder had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Mike Guy on 18th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Callum Smith on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, 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.

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

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 1 year and 5 months ago, while John Ryder's last outing had been 1 year, 5 months and 1 day ago.

Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Ryder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 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 is expected to begin at 1:00 PM EST / 10:00 AM PST. The Sky Sports Action broadcast of the card is expected to start at 7:00 PM (BTS).

What were the odds on Smith vs Ryder?

Callum Smith was a 1/25 (-2499) favourite going into the contest, while John Ryder made his way into the ring at 183/25 (+732) with oddsmakers.

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