Joe Smith, Jr.
Record: 23-1, 19 KO
Last fight: TKO 8 Bernard Hopkins, Dec 18, 2016
Next fight: TBD
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Joe Smith Jr. an American professional boxer who competes in the light heavyweight division.
It was announced that Smith would be fighting the #2 WBC contender, former world title challenger Andrzej Fonfara (28-3, 16 KOs) for the WBC international light heavyweight title at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois on June 18, 2016 in a scheduled 10 round fight in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions card on NBC. Fonfara was coming of a huge decision win over British boxer Nathan Cleverly. A win here for Fonfara would set him up for another world title shot.
In an 'Upset of the Year' in the light heavyweight division, Smith defeated Fonfara via a 1st round technical knockout.
And on December 18th, Smith defeated aging fight legend Bernard Hopkins, stopping him via KO in Round 8.
Good speed; Explosive
- Significant Wins:
TKO 1 Andrzej Fonfara - 2016
KO 8 Bernard Hopkins - 2016