Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-05-27, disappointing boxing match: Lawrence Okolie vs Chris Billam-Smith gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2023).
Billam-Smith vs Okolie is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 27th, at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth (United Kingdom), in a 12-round cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg) bout; it is the main event of the evening and it is valid for the WBO World cruiserweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Lawrence Okolie record
The undefeated former Olympian and current Wbo Cw champion Lawrence Okolie entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 19-0-0 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 cruiserweight in the world.
In his last three bouts he has beat Dilan Prasovic (Lawrence Okolie vs Dilan Prasovic), Michal Cieslak (Lawrence Okolie vs Michal Cieslak) and David Light (Lawrence Okolie vs David Light).
Chris Billam-Smith record
His opponent, Chris Billam-Smith, has an official record of 17-1-0 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.13 in the cruiserweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Richard Riakporhe in 2019 (via split decision), since then he has won eight fights defeating Tommy McCarthy (Chris Billam-Smith vs Tommy McCarthy II), Isaac Chamberlain (Chris Billam-Smith vs Isaac Chamberlain) and Armend Xhoxhaj in his last three (Chris Billam-Smith vs Armend Xhoxhaj).
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of countdown Lawrence Okolie vs Chris Billam-Smith, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the pre-fight press conference video, featuring Chris Billam-Smith and Lawrence Okolie, from the official BOXXER Youtube channel!
Watch the video of Okolie vs Billam-Smith weigh-in from the official Sky Sports Boxing Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Lawrence Okolie vs Chris Billam-Smith as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Okolie vs Billam-Smith fight?
Chris Billam-Smith defeated Lawrence Okolie via majority decision. Scores were 116-107, 112-112, 115-108.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the post-fight interview video of Lawrence Okolie and Chris Billam-Smith.