Smith vs Skoglund

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  • Smith vs Skoglund
  • 22-0-0 26-0-0
  • UD 12 UD 12
  • Saturday 16th September 2017
  • Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK
  • World Boxing Super Series Quarter Final
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Middleweight
  • Tape
  • 27 age 26
  • 6' 3" / 191cm height 6' 1" / 186cm
  • reach
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • TKO RTD TKO TKO TKO < form KO UD UD UD UD <
  • 22 wins 26
  • 0 by ko 0
  • 0% Ko% 0%
  • 0 Losses 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2012 Debut 2010
  • tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
  • WBA
  • 1 WBC 11
  • WBO
  • IBF

Smith vs Skoglund Info

Callum Smith beat Erik Skoglund by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 16th September 2017 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Callum Smith.

The fight took place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

This was a quarter final of the World Boxing Super Series.

Smith vs Skoglund stats

Callum Smith stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and draws.

Erik Skoglund made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and draws.

The stats suggested that Smith and Skoglund have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.

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

Both Callum Smith & Erik Skoglund fought out of an orthodox stance.

Smith was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 6 months later than Skoglund, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 48 less professional rounds, 134 to Skoglund's 182.

Callum Smith went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 168lb division.

Erik Skoglund was ranked number 11 by the WBC in the 168lb division.

Smith vs Skoglund form

Smith remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Luke Blackledge on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Norbert Nemesapati on 10th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Cesar Hernan Reynoso on 29th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool.

Before that, he had won against Hadillah Mohoumadi on 2nd April 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

He had beat Rocky Fielding on 7th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Erik Skoglund had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ryno Liebenberg on 23rd April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Johanneshov, Stockholm, Sweden.

Previous to that, he had defeated Derek Edwards on 19th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Rosvalla Arena, Nyköping.

Going into that contest, he had won against Oleksandr Cherviak on 19th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Rosvalla Arena, Nyköping.

Before that, he had defeated Glen Johnson on 13th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MusikTeatret, Albertslund, Denmark.

He had beat Stefano Abatangelo on 13th September 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at TAP 1, Copenhagen.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Callum Smith had last fought 3 years 7 months and 25 days ago, while Erik Skoglund's last outing had been 4 years 3 months and 12 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

Skoglund's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 7 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.2 rounds on average.

What time did Smith vs Skoglund start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm BST at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Smith vs Skoglund?

Smith vs Skoglund was broadcast on ITV 4 in the UK.

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