Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest
@ Super Middleweight
27-1-0
30-1-0

The tape

31
Age
31
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
N/A
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12UD 12TKO 3KO 7UD 12
Form
RTD 8UD 12KO 11UD 12TKO 4
27
Wins
30
19
By KO
14
70
KO%
47
1
Losses
1
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2009
146
Pro rounds
222

Current rankings @ Super Middleweight

3
The Ring
4
8
WBA
-
4
WBC
5
-
WBO
9
-
IBF
-

Callum Smith vs Billy Joe Saunders preview

When is Smith vs Saunders?

Callum Smith could face the challenge of Billy Joe Saunders in Summer 2021 in the United Kingdom.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

Smith vs Saunders stats

Callum Smith would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Billy Joe Saunders would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Smith would have a large advantage in power over Saunders, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Saunders' 47%.

Callum Smith is the same age as Billy Joe Saunders, at 31 years old.

Smith has a height advantage of 4 inches over Saunders.

Callum Smith fights out of the orthodox stance, while Billy Joe Saunders is a southpaw.

Smith is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 8 months later than Saunders, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 76 less professional rounds, 146 to Saunders' 222.

Callum Smith goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC and 3 by the RING at super middleweight.

Billy Joe Saunders is currently ranked number 5 by the WBC, 9 by the WBO and 4 by the RING in the 168lb division.

Smith vs Saunders form

Smith has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he 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 won against 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 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.

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

Saunders has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Martin Murray on 4th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat Marcelo Esteban Coceres on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Before that, he had won against Shefat Isufi on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

Hehad beat Charles Adamu on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Billy Joe Saunders has been fighting more than Callum Smith.

Callum Smith last fought 7 months and 17 days ago, while Billy Joe Saunders' last outing was 2 months and 28 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Saunders' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Smith vs Saunders?

Billy Joe Saunders is currently () to win the contest outright, while you can get () on Callum Smith if you fancy the incredible upset.

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