Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Super Welterweight
When is Smith vs Tszyu?
Liam Smith could fight Tim Tszyu in Early 2024 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 33 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tim Tszyu would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 24 wins and 0 draws, with 17 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Tszyu would have a slight advantage in power over Smith, with a 71% knock out percentage over Smith's 61%.
Liam Smith is the older man by 6 years, at 35 years old.
Tszyu has 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Liam Smith & Tim Tszyu fight out of an orthodox stance.
Smith is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 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 113 more professional rounds, 242 to Tszyu's 129.
Tim Tszyu is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 154lb division.
Smith vs Tszyu form
Liam Smith has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Chris Eubank Jr on 2nd September 2023 by technical knockout in the 10th round at AO Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Chris Eubank Jr on 21st January 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had beat Hassan Mwakinyo on 3rd September 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Before that, he had won against Jessie Vargas on 30th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
He had beat Anthony Fowler on 9th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Tszyu remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Brian Mendoza on 15th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Gold Coast, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Carlos Ocampo on 18th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Broadbeach.
Going into that contest, he had won against Tony Harrison on 11th March 2023 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney.
Before that, he had defeated Terrell Gausha on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Armory, Minneapolis, United States.
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.
In terms of recent activity, Tim Tszyu has been fighting more than Liam Smith.
Liam Smith last fought 4 months and 26 days ago, while Tim Tszyu's last outing was 3 months and 13 days ago.
Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Tszyu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
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