Joe Smith, Jr.

Updated 12/18/2016

Record: 23-1, 19 KO

Last fight: TKO 8 Bernard Hopkins, Dec 18, 2016

Next fight: TBD

Joe Smith news

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.

Courtesy: Wikipedia

Additional Info

  • Strengths:

    Good speed; Explosive

  • Significant Wins:

    TKO 1 Andrzej Fonfara - 2016
    KO 8 Bernard Hopkins - 2016