VS
Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Light Heavyweight
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25-3-0

The tape

34
Age
32
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 7KO 4KO 2UD 12UD 12
Form
TKO 3KO 2RTD 8KO 3KO 4
29
Wins
25
21
By KO
24
72
KO%
96
2
Losses
3
1
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2015
159
Pro rounds
103

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

5
The Ring
4
-
WBA
3
5
WBC
4
9
WBO
3
11
IBF
4

Callum Smith vs Anthony Yarde preview


When is Smith vs Yarde?

Callum Smith could face Anthony Yarde in Summer 2024 the United Kingdom.

The fight would be contested over 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 Yarde 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.

Anthony Yarde would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, with 24 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Yarde would have a large advantage in power over Smith, boasting a 96% knockout percentage compared to Smith's 72%.

Callum Smith is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Smith has a height advantage of 3 inches over Yarde. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Both Callum Smith and Anthony Yarde fight out of an orthodox stance.

Smith is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 5 months earlier than Yarde, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 56 more professional rounds, totaling 159 compared to Yarde's 103.

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

Anthony Yarde is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF, and 4 by The Ring in the 175lb division.

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

Anthony Yarde has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Marko Nikolic on February 10, 2024, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Wick, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had defeated Jorge Silva on September 23, 2023, by knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, Wembley.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Artur Beterbiev on January 28, 2023, by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight, WBC World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley.

Before that, he had won against Stefani Koykov on November 19, 2022, by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford.

He had defeated Lyndon Arthur on December 4, 2021, by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Anthony Yarde has been fighting more than Callum Smith.

Callum Smith last fought 6 months and 14 days ago, while Anthony Yarde's last outing was 5 months and 17 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 4 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 11 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Yarde's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

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