Joe Smith Jr. Record & Stats

Joe Smith Jr. Record & Stats

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12 years and 7 months into his professional boxing career, Joe Smith Jr. has fought 32 times with 28 wins and 4 losses. As of February 2023, Smith Jr.'s boxing record stands at 28-4 (22 KO wins, 2 KO losses).

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American nationality
Long Island, New York, U.S.
“The Irish Bomber”
Born
Sep 20, 1989
Age
33
Debut
Oct 31, 2009
Record
28-4
Rounds
146
KOs
22 (68.8%)
Height
183 cm
Reach
193 cm
Ape Index
10 cm
Stance
Orthodox
Last Fight
WBO
lHV
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Joe Smith Jr.'s record and stats
Joe Smith Jr.'s Record

      Joe Smith Jr. (The Irish Bomber) is an American professional boxer. He was born in Long Island, New York, U.S. on September 20, 1989. Smith Jr. made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 on October 31, 2009. He is a light-heavyweight world champion. Smith Jr. is 33 years old, he will turn 34 in 7 months and 16 days.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights32
      Wins28
      Losses4
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins22
      Total Title Wins1
      Title Defenses1
      Title-Fight KO Wins1
      Losses via KO2
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      32Jun 18, 202232 Artur Beterbiev LossTKO2
      31Jan 15, 202232 Steve Geffrard WinTKO9
      30Apr 10, 202131 Maxim Vlasov WinMD
      29Aug 22, 202030 Eleider ÁlvarezWinKO9
      28Jan 11, 202030 Jesse HartWinSD
      27Mar 9, 201929 Dmitry Bivol LossUD
      26Jun 30, 201828 Melvin RussellWinKO1
      25Jul 15, 201727 Sullivan BarreraLossUD
      24Dec 17, 201627 Bernard HopkinsWinTKO8
      23Jun 18, 201626 Andrzej FonfaraWinTKO1
      22Apr 23, 201626Fabiano PenaWinTKO2
      21Dec 5, 201526Will RosinskyWinUD
      20Sep 11, 201525Shujaa El AminWinTKO9
      19Apr 18, 201525Cory CummingsWinTKO2
      18Dec 20, 201425Maxell TaylorWinTKO1
      17Jul 23, 201424Tyrell HendrixWinTKO3
      16Mar 21, 201424Michael GbengaWinRTD2
      15Feb 12, 201424 Otis GriffinWinUD
      14Nov 9, 201324Lamont WilliamsWinSD
      13May 4, 201323Hamid Abdul-MateenWinUD
      12Sep 22, 201223Yasin RashidWinTKO3
      11May 17, 201222James DensonWinTKO1
      10Apr 21, 201222Amador AcevedoWinKO5
      9Mar 30, 201222Dennis OgbooWinTKO2
      8Jul 30, 201121Santos MartinezWinKO2
      7Aug 7, 201020Eddie CamineroLossTKO4
      6Jul 28, 201020Charles WadeWinTKO2
      5Jun 26, 201020Walter FosterWinTKO2
      4Apr 2, 201020Christopher DammonesWinTKO1
      3Mar 12, 201020Carlos AdamsWinTKO1
      2Nov 20, 200920Brandon McGowanWinKO1
      1Oct 31, 200920David BrownWinTKO1

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      Statistics

      Joe Smith Jr. is 183 cm tall (6' 0.05") with a reach of 193 cm (6' 3.98"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 10 cm (3.94"). Smith Jr. has a 68.8% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Joe Smith Jr. made his debut against David Brown at the age of 20 on October 31, 2009, defeating Brown via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 5 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 5 wins via stoppage.

      Smith Jr. had his first world title fight at the age of 29 on March 9, 2019 after 26 professional fights, against Dmitry Bivol for the WBA title. He lost to Bivol via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Smith Jr. has won one world title at light-heavyweight. For all the details about Smith Jr.'s world title wins and defenses refer to "Joe Smith Jr. World Titles".

      Some of Smith Jr.'s best fights and notable victories include wins over Andrzej Fonfara, Bernard Hopkins, Eleider Álvarez, Jesse Hart, Steve Geffrard, Maxim Vlasov, and Melvin Russell.

      Joe Smith Jr. has had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career so far — two of them in title bouts and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Eddie Caminero via 4th round TKO on August 7, 2010. He has been stopped two times and lost two times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Joe Smith Jr.'s losses".

      His most recent fight was a light-heavyweight title unification bout against Russian boxer Artur Beterbiev on June 18, 2022. Smith Jr. lost the fight via 2nd round TKO — and lost his WBO title. It's been 7 months and 17 days since this fight.

      Smith Jr.'s professional boxing record is currently at 28-4, which includes 22 knockout wins and 2 losses via knockout, and 1 title win. He is on a one-fight losing streak.

      Career Highlights

      Joe Smith Jr. has fought a total of 32 times till today. These five fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Joe Smith Jr. vs. Andrzej Fonfara

        The first remarkable big fight in Joe Smith Jr.'s career. A 26-year old Smith Jr. (21-1, 17 KO) faced Andrzej Fonfara on June 18, 2016. Fonfara was 28 years old with a record of 28-3. Fonfara was on a three-fight win streak with 16 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 6 cms and also had a 3 cm reach advantage over Smith Jr.

        Smith Jr. defeated Fonfara via 1st round TKO.

      • Joe Smith Jr. vs. Bernard Hopkins

        A 27-year old Joe Smith Jr. (22-1, 18 KO) faced Bernard Hopkins, who was 51 years old with a record of 55-7-2. Hopkins was on a one-fight losing streak, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms but Smith Jr. had a 2 cm reach advantage over Hopkins.

        Smith Jr. defeated Hopkins via 8th round TKO.

      • Joe Smith Jr. vs. Jesse Hart

        A 30-year old Joe Smith Jr. (24-3, 20 KO) faced Jesse Hart, who was 30 years old with a record of 26-2. Hart was on a one-fight win streak with 21 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 4 cm reach advantage over Smith Jr.

        Smith Jr. defeated Hart via 10 round split-decision.

      • Joe Smith Jr. vs. Eleider Álvarez

        A 30-year old Joe Smith Jr. (25-3, 20 KO) faced Eleider Álvarez, who was 36 years old with a record of 25-1. Álvarez was on a one-fight win streak with 13 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Smith Jr. had a 1 cm reach advantage over Álvarez.

        Smith Jr. defeated Álvarez via 9th round KO.

      • Joe Smith Jr. vs. Maxim Vlasov

        A 31-year old Joe Smith Jr. (26-3, 21 KO) faced Maxim Vlasov, who was 34 years old with a record of 45-3 for the vacant light-heavyweight title. Vlasov was on a three-fight win streak with 26 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 8 cms but Smith Jr. had a 2 cm reach advantage over Vlasov.

        Smith Jr. defeated Vlasov via 12 round majority decision to win the vacant WBO light-heavyweight title.

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