The undefeated Jose Pedraza entered this fight with a perfect record of 21-0-0 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.8 super featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Takashi Uchiyama). He fought twice last year winning over Andrey Klimov and Edner Cherry (= Pedraza vs Cherry).
His opponent, Stephen Smith, has a boxing record of 23-1-0 (13 knockouts) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class. His only loss occurred in 2011 when he faced Lee Selby, since then he has won 11 consecutive bouts beating Devis Boschiero in his last one (=Smith vs Boschiero). Pedraza vs Smith is valid for the IBF World super featherweight title (Pedraza’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Title: IBF World super featherweight title
Pedraza’s previous fight: Jose Pedraza vs Edner Cherry
Smith’s previous fight: Stephen Smith vs Devis Boschiero
Pedraza’s next fight: Jose Pedraza vs Gervonta Davis
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