in the United Kingdom
Current rankings @ Super Welterweight
When is Smith vs Tszyu?
Liam Smith could fight Tim Tszyu in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Smith vs Tszyu stats
Liam Smith would step into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tim Tszyu would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 15 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Tszyu would have advantage in power over Smith, with a 71% knock out percentage over Smith's 59%.
Liam Smith is the older man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Both Liam Smith & Tim Tszyu fight out of an orthodox stance.
Smith is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 8 years and 2 months earlier than Tszyu, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 121 more professional rounds, 228 to Tszyu's 107.
Liam Smith goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at super welterweight.
Tim Tszyu is currently ranked number 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 3 by the RING in the 154lb division.
Smith vs Tszyu form
Smith has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Hassan Mwakinyo on 3rd September 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jessie Vargas on 30th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Anthony Fowler on 9th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had been beaten by Magomed Kurbanov on 7th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
He had won against Roberto Garcia on 20th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, United States.
Tszyu remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Terrell Gausha on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Armory, Minneapolis, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Takeshi Inoue on 17th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, New South Wales, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Dennis Hogan on 31st March 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, New South Wales.
Before that, he had won against Bowyn Morgan on 16th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Bankwest Stadium, New South Wales.
He had defeated Jeff Horn on 26th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Queensland.
In terms of recent activity, Tim Tszyu has been fighting more than Liam Smith.
Liam Smith last fought 3 months and 3 days ago, while Tim Tszyu's last outing was 8 months and 10 days ago.
Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Tszyu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
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