After a debut fight on June 2008, Stephen Smith (age 35) has now built a record of 22 wins, 3 losses, 0 draws over a 25 fight career so far. He started his best winning streak on June 2008 however, this came to an end on April 2011. In this period he won a total of 12 fights.
In a great debut, Smith took on Shaun Walton in a 4 round fight, becoming the 4th person to stop Walton in his 41 fight career to date. Smith's rise in boxing continued with 13 fights against fighters such as John Simpson, John Simpson and Zsolt Nagy. He had a mixed start to his career but mostly successful so far.
Taking the first knock of his career, Smith fought Lee Selby on September 17th, 2011 and was defeated by Selby. Selby was a push too far for Smith and after a tough fight Selby became the first person to beat and stop Smith in round 8. Smith then went on to win a further 4 fights taking his record to 16 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws.
Smith went into his next career fight with a record of 16-1-0 and took this to 17 wins with a win against Gary Buckland on August 17th, 2013. The 12 round fight ended in the 5th round via KO crowning Smith as only the 2nd to stop Buckland. Smith then went on to face Sergio manuel Medina where he added another win to his tally.
Smith kept his losses at 1 by beating Mauricio javier Munoz on May 21st, 2014. Munoz was stopped in the 8th round via RTD meaning Smith was the 2nd person to stop this opponent. Taking his record to 21 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, Smith then went on to win a further 2 fights.
Smith went into his next career fight with a record of 21-1-0 and took this to 22 wins with a win against Devis Boschiero on September 19th, 2015. Smith was the first person to stop Devis Boschiero and he did it in the 6th round via TKO.
Jose Pedraza was next in line for Smith where unfortunately, he was defeated on April 16th, 2016 taking his record to 22-2-0. A valiant but fruitless effort for Smith. Smith fell just short and was defeated by Pedraza over the full 12 round distance.
Smith went into his next fight against Jason Sosa on November 12th, 2016 with a career record of 22 wins. A blow for Smith confidence, Smith was taken the full distance by Sosa and was handed a UD loss on the judges decision. A tough technical fight that leaves Smith unsure on where his career will head next.