Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-04-10, great performance by both boxers: the boxing fight Joe Smith Jr vs Maxim Vlasov is very close to get four stars!
Vlasov vs Smith is the main event of the evening and it is valid for the vacant WBO World light-heavyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Joe Smith Jr record
Joe Smith Jr entered this fight with a record of 26-3-0 (21 KOs=81%) 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 Dmitry Bivol in 2019 (Dmitry Bivol vs Joe Smith Jr) but then he beat Jesse Hart (Jesse Hart vs Joe Smith Jr) and Eleider Alvarez in 2020 (Eleider Alvarez vs Joe Smith Jr).
Maxim Vlasov record
His opponent, Maksim Vlasov, has a boxing record of 45-3-0 (26 knockouts) and he entered as the No.6 in the light heavyweight division.
He lost to Krzysztof Glowacki in 2018 (Krzysztof Glowacki vs Maksim Vlasov) but then he has defeated Omar Garcia, Isaac Chilemba (Maksim Vlasov vs Isaac Chilemba 2) and Emmanuel Martey.
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Smith vs Vlasov full fight video / highlights
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Smith vs Vlasov info
Where: Osage Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Title: vacant WBO World light-heavyweight title
Smith vs Vlasov weigh-in
Smith vs Vlasov result
Joe Smith Jr defeated Maxim Vlasov via majority decision. Scores were 115-112, 115-113, 114-114.
Smith vs Vlasov post-fight interview
2 comments on “Joe Smith Jr vs Maxim Vlasov full fight Video – 2021”
THE WORST SCORECARDS IVE EVER COME ACROSS IN THIS SPORT .
VLASOV WIN THAT FIGHT WITH EASE .
NOTHING CLOSER THAN 8 – 4 AND THATS ME BEING KIND . 10-2 MORE LIKELY ..
DAM FEEL BAD FOR HIM
Excellent fight! I have a lot to say about this FOTYC.
I had it 115-113 Vlasov, with a 10-8 round for Smith in the 11th. For most of the fight, I felt Vlasov was the aggressor, had the best ring generalship and landed the most powershots. Smith did land the most significant shots though, but they were too sparse.
About the the 11th round. Smith was going for the kill and he was very close to getting it. Vlasov was about to go down because of exhaustion and accumulation of punching just when the referee called a break, Smith having hit Vlasov behind the head, a common foul. At that moment exactly, Vlasov took knee. On the break. So it’s kind of a smart move by him, even though it’s not very crowd pleasing. The referee treated this situation as a ”major” foul, as if Vlasov had been hit with a nasty low blow for example, giving the latter up to five minutes to recuperate. I thought it was very generous of him! Especially considering there was only a few seconds left in the round and Smith was on a roll. On top of this, he didn’t send Vlasov to the neutral corner. Wow.
But anyway, as I said, I still had Vlasov winning with this round being a 10-8. So… it is what it is.
Hope there was a rematch clause! :)