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Callum Smith vs Joe Smith Jr preview
When is Smith vs Smith Jr?
Callum Smith could fight Joe Smith Jr in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
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 Smith Jr stats
Callum Smith would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joe Smith Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Smith Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Smith, with a 79% knock out percentage over Smith's 72%.
Callum Smith is the younger man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Smith has a height advantage of 3 inches over Smith Jr.
Both Callum Smith & Joe Smith Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.
Smith is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year later than Smith Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 6 more professional rounds, 152 to Smith Jr's 146.
Smith vs Smith Jr form
Smith has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Mathieu Bauderlique on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had won against Lenin Castillo on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before 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.
He had defeated 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.
Smith Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Artur Beterbiev on 18th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Light heavyweight, IBF World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Steve Geffrard on 15th January 2022 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Maksim Vlasov on 10th April 2021 by majority decision in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Osage Casino, Oklahoma.
Before that, he had beat Eleider Alvarez on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 9th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had won against Jesse Hart on 11th January 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Mark G. Etess Arena, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.
In terms of recent activity, Joe Smith Jr has been fighting more than Callum Smith.
Callum Smith last fought 7 months ago, while Joe Smith Jr's last outing was 9 months and 2 days ago.
Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Smith Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
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