The former IBO champion Andrzej Fonfara entered this fight with a pro record of 28-3-0 (16 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Sergey Kovalev). He lost to Adonis Stevenson in 2014 (=Stevenson vs Fonfara) but then he has won three bouts defeating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (=Chavez Jr vs Fonfara) and Nathan Cleverly in 2015 (4-stars-fight, Fonfara vs Cleverly).
His opponent, Joe Smith Jr, has an official boxing record of 21-1-0 (17 KOs=81%) and he entered as the No.41 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Eddie Caminero in 2010, since then he has collected 15 consecutive fights beating Fabiano Pena in 2016. Fonfara vs Smith is valid for the WBC International light heavyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Title: WBC International light heavyweight title
Fonfara’s previous fight: Andrzej Fonfara vs Nathan Cleverly
Smith’s next fight: Bernard Hopkins vs Joe Smith Jr
Fonfara’s next fight: Andrzej Fonfara vs Chad Dawson
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