Zeuge vs Smith Info
Tyron Zeuge beat Paul Smith by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th June 2017 in Wetzlar.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tyron Zeuge.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the WBA super middleweight championship of the world.
Zeuge vs Smith stats
Tyron Zeuge stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paul Smith made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 6 loses and draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Smith had a slight advantage in power over Zeuge, with a 58% knock out percentage over Zeuge's 55%.
Tyron Zeuge was the younger man by 9 years, at 28 years old.
Smith had a height advantage of 1 inch over Zeuge.
Both Tyron Zeuge & Paul Smith fought out of an orthodox stance.
Zeuge was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 23 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 year and 11 months later than Smith, who’s first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 172 more professional rounds, 172 to Smith's .
Paul Smith was ranked number 5 by the WBA in the 168lb division.
Zeuge vs Smith form
Zeuge had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Isaac Ekpo on 25th March 2017 by technical decision in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at MBS Arena, Potsdam, Germany.
Previous to that, he had defeated Giovanni De Carolis on 5th November 2016 by knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at MBS Arena, Potsdam.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Giovanni De Carolis on 16th July 2016 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg.
Before that, he had beat Ruben Eduardo Acosta on 9th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MBS Arena, Potsdam.
He had won against Nikola Sjekloca on 25th April 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Columbiahalle, Kreuzberg.
Smith had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Daniel Regi on 10th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Bartlomiej Grafka on 29th May 2016 by points in the 6th round at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Bronislav Kubin on 7th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had been beaten by Andre Ward on 20th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Oracle Arena, Oakland, United States.
He had lost to Arthur Abraham on 21st February 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at O2 World Arena, Kreuzberg, Germany.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Paul Smith had been fighting more than Tyron Zeuge.
Going to this contest, Tyron Zeuge had last fought 3 years 4 months and 17 days ago, while Paul Smith's last outing had been 3 years 11 months and 1 day ago.
Zeuge's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 11 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 6 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Zeuge vs Smith start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm UTC at Wetzlar, Germany, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 pm BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Zeuge vs Smith?
Zeuge vs Smith was broadcast on Sky Sports 1 in the UK.