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Autumn/Fall 2024
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in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Light Heavyweight
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The tape

34
Age
26
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 7KO 4KO 2UD 12UD 12
Form
PTS 8TKO 5TKO 4TKO 8TKO 3
29
Wins
7
21
By KO
5
72
KO%
71
2
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2022
159
Pro rounds
36

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

5
The Ring
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WBA
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4
WBC
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9
WBO
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11
IBF
-

Callum Smith vs Ben Whittaker preview


When is Smith vs Whittaker?

Callum Smith could fight Ben Whittaker in Autumn/Fall 2024 the United Kingdom.

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 Whittaker stats

Callum Smith would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 losses, and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Ben Whittaker would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 7 wins and 0 draws, with 5 of those by knockout.

The stats suggest Smith would have a slight advantage in power over Whittaker, with a 72% knockout percentage compared to Whittaker's 71%.

Callum Smith is the older man by 8 years, at 34 years old.

Both Callum Smith and Ben Whittaker fight out of an orthodox stance.

Smith is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 years and 8 months earlier than Whittaker, whose first professional fight was in 2022. He has fought 123 more professional rounds, totaling 159 compared to Whittaker's 36.

Callum Smith goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC, 9 by the WBO, 11 by the IBF, and 5 by The Ring at light heavyweight.

Smith vs Whittaker form

Smith has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Artur Beterbiev on January 13, 2024, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight, WBC World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Centre Videotron, Quebec City, Canada.

Prior to that, he had defeated Mathieu Bauderlique on August 20, 2022, by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Lenin Castillo on September 25, 2021, by knockout in the 2nd round at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had been beaten by Canelo Alvarez on December 19, 2020, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas, United States.

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

Whittaker remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Leon Willings on March 31, 2024, by points in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had beaten Khalid Graidia on February 3, 2024, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Wembley Arena, Wembley.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Stiven Leonetti Dredhaj on December 10, 2023, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth.

Before that, he had won against Vladimir Belujsky on July 1, 2023, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had defeated Jordan Grant on May 6, 2023, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Resorts World Arena, Birmingham.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Ben Whittaker has been fighting more than Callum Smith.

Callum Smith last fought 9 months and 6 days ago, while Ben Whittaker's last outing was 6 months and 18 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 26 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 11 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Whittaker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

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