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Callum Smith vs Pawel Stepien preview
When is Smith vs Stepien?
Callum Smith could take on Pawel Stepien in Summer 2023 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Smith vs Stepien 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.
Pawel Stepien would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 1 draw, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Smith would have a slight advantage in power over Stepien, with a 72% knock out percentage over Stepien's 67%.
Callum Smith is the same age as Pawel Stepien, at 32 years old.
Smith has a height advantage of 1 inch over Stepien.
Both Callum Smith & Pawel Stepien fight out of an orthodox stance.
Smith is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years earlier than Stepien, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 51 more professional rounds, 152 to Stepien's 101.
Callum Smith goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 9 by the IBF and 3 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Pawel Stepien is currently ranked number 13 by the WBA and 6 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Smith vs Stepien form
Smith has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 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.
Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Smith vs Stepien?
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