Smith vs Ward

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  • Smith vs Ward
  • 27-1-0 32-0-0
  • Potential : Summer 2021
  • USA
  • WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Middleweight
  • UD 12KO 7TKO 3UD 12UD 12 < form TKO 9UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 8 <
  • Tape
  • 30 age 36
  • 6' 3" / 191cm height 6' 0" / 183cm
  • reach 70.9" / 180cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 27 wins 32
  • 19 by ko 16
  • 70% Ko% 50%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2012 Debut 2004
  • 146 Pro rds 238
  • current rankings @ Super Middleweight
  • 3 The Ring
  • 8 WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Smith vs Ward Info

Callum Smith could square off against Andre Ward in Summer 2021 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).

The contest would be for the WBA super middleweight championship of the world.

Smith vs Ward stats

Callum Smith would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins and 1 loss, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Andre Ward would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 32 wins, with 16 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Smith would have advantage in power over Ward, with a 70% knock out percentage over Ward's 50%.

Callum Smith is the younger man by 6 years, at 30 years old.

Smith has a height advantage of 3 inches over Ward.

Both Callum Smith & Andre Ward fight out of an orthodox stance.

Smith is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 year and 10 months later than Ward, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 92 less professional rounds, 146 to Ward's 238.

Callum Smith goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA and 3 by the RING in the 168lb division.

Smith vs Ward form

Smith has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Saul ‘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.

Previous to that, he had won against John Ryder on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had defeated George Groves on 28th September 2018 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

He had won against Nieky Holzken on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Bayern, Germany.

Ward remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Sergey Kovalev on 17th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight, IBF World Light heavyweight, WBO World Light heavyweight and The Ring Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Sergey Kovalev on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight, IBF World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Alexander Brand on 6th August 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

Before that, he had won against Sullivan Barrera on 26th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

He had beat Paul Smith on 20th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Andre Ward has been fighting more than Callum Smith.

Callum Smith last fought 28 days ago, while Andre Ward's last outing was 3 years 6 months and 30 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Ward's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 11 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

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