Last updated on June 25th, 2023 at 04:16 am
Facts About Callum Smith
|Celebrated Name||Callum Smith|
|Age||33 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Callum John Smith|
|Place Of Birth||Liverpool|
|Father||Paul Smith Sr.|
|Siblings||6; Liam Smith, Stephen Smith, Paul Smith, Ben Smith, Chloe Smith, Hollie Smith|
|Marital Status||In a relationship|
|Children||1; Alba Grace Smith|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Source of Wealth||Boxing Career|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
Callum Smith is a British professional boxer who is best-known for winning the World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight tournament in 2018, winning the Muhammad Ali trophy in the process. He has held the WBA (Super) and Ring magazine super-middleweight titles from 2018 to 2020 and at the regional level the British and European super-middleweight titles between 2015 and 2017. He won a silver medal at welterweight at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and won the WBC International Super Middleweight title in 2013. As of October 2021, he is ranked as the world's best active light-heavyweight by BoxRec, and tenth-best by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and the Ring magazine, as well as the eighth-best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec. He is nicknamed 'Mundo'.
Callum Smith knock out Mathieu Bauderlique in Jeddah
Recently, Callum Smith took out Mathieu Bauderlique to win an eliminator for the WBC light-heavyweight title on the Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua bill. At the King Abdullah Sports City Arena, Smith floored Bauderlique and then leveled the Frenchman with another explosive left hook at 1-53 of the fourth round in Jeddah. With that victory, he's earned a shot at unified world champion Artur Beterbiev, who holds the WBO and IBF titles as well as the WBC belt. Smith won his first world title at this same venue four years ago when he defeated George Groves to become the WBA super-middleweight champion and claim the World Boxing Super Series.
What is Callum Smith Famous For?
- Being a British professional boxer.
- For winning the World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight tournament.
Where is Callum Smith From?
Callum Smith took birth on 23rd April 1990 in Liverpool, England. He holds British nationality and his ethnicity is British-White. His present age is 32 as of 2022. He was born to his parents; Paul Smith Sr.(father) and Margeret Smith (mother). He is the youngest of the Smith brothers-Paul, Stephen, and Liam-all of whom are professional boxers. He has not disclosed the details about his education.
Callum Smith Career Timeline
- Smith began his amateur career by representing Rotunda ABC in Liverpool at the domestic level.
- He won the 2010 Great Britain welterweight title and 2011 Great Britain Middleweight title and GB Boxing internationally.
- He also fought at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India where he won a silver medal in the welterweight division.
- He then represented at the 2012 Olympic Games in London where he lost the match in the bitter disappointment and controversy at the final Olympic Qualification Tournament in Trabzon, Turkey to Azerbaijan's Vatan Husenyli.
- Smith started his early career in October 2012, under the promotional banner of Matchroom Sport where he was coached by Manchester-based trainer Joe Gallagher.
- He made his debut match on the undercard of Carl Froch vs. Yusaf Mack in Nottingham's Capital FM Arena on 17 November 2012. He scored a clear points win against Dan Blackwell over four rounds in his debut contest.
- In February 2013, on the undercard of Carl Frampton vs. Kiko Martinez at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, he earned his first stoppage win as a professional, halting Irishman Tommy Tolan.
- On 25th May 2013, on the Froch–Kessler II bill at London's O2 Arena, he met unbeaten Ryan Moore (3–0), Smith clearly demonstrated his superiority with an impressive fourth consecutive first-round KO.
- He defeated Patrick Mendy in a British record sixth first-round stoppage and won the vacant English super-middleweight title on 21st September 2013.
- He defeated Ruben Eduardo Acosta (27–8, 10 KOs) via sixth-round knockout to win the vacant WBC International super-middleweight title on 26th October.
- On 17 May, Smith defeated Tobias Webb via 2nd-round knockout to retain the WBC International title.
- He then defeated 32-year-old southpaw Vladine Biosse via unanimous decision on 12 July.
- He next fought undefeated Mexican Abraham Hernandez (5–0, 3 KOs) on 16 August. This was Smiths' first pro fight in the US where he won by first-round KO.
- On 22 November Smith fought in his first ever 12-round boxing match. This was also a WBC super-middleweight title eliminator, against 36-year-old Serbian Nikola Sjekloca (28–2, 8 KOs). He won the fight.
- He then returned to action at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham on 9 May 2015 against Latvian Olegs Fedotovs which he won in the first round via TKO.
- On 7th November, he took on the unbeaten Brit Rocky Fielding (21–0, 12 KOs) at the Echo Arena. He won the vacant British super-middleweight title.
- He fought French boxer Hadillah Mohoumadi (20–3–1, 15 KOs) at the Echo Arena on 2nd April 2016, a WBC super-middleweight title eliminator and also for the European super-middleweight title. Smith won via first-round TKO.
- He defeated Cesar Reynoso, via TKO in the sixth round. He knocked Reynoso down three times in the contest, dropping him with his left hand in rounds one, four, and five.
- He next fought against Hungarian boxer Norbert Nemesapati which he won. He retained his WBC Silver title retiring Nemesapati after six rounds in their scheduled twelve-round fight.
- He next defends his Lonsdale title against mandatory challenger Luke Blackledge (21–2–2, 7 KOs). He successfully defended his British super-middleweight title after stopping Blackledge in the tenth round.
- After that, he fought against Skoglund, Holzken, Groves, N'Dam N'Jikam, Ryder, and Canelo Alvarez during the world boxing super series.
- Following his first professional loss against Canelo Álvarez, he moved up in weight and made his debut in the light-heavyweight division against former WBA title challenger Lenin Castillo, on the undercard of Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk on 25 September 2021. He defeated Castillo via a brutal second-round knockout that resulted in the latter being stretchered out of the ring.
- Regarding his boxing record, he has fought 30 fights till now out of which he won 29 and lost 1 fight.
What is Callum Smith's Net Worth?
Callum Smith is a professional boxer whose net worth is estimated to have $1.5 Million as of 2022. His main source of earnings comes from his boxing career which includes bonuses, and contracts. His salary is in thousands of dollars. He is living a relaxed lifestyle at present.
Who is Callum Smith's Girlfriend?
Callum Smith is not a married man. He is currently dating his beautiful girlfriend, Kimberly. The duo is enjoying their present life a lot without any disturbances. The couple often posts their photos on their Instagram account as they are active on social media. The couple is also blessed with a daughter named Alba Smith. In early 2019 Callum and his beloved woman Kimberly welcomed the daughter Alba Grace Smith. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.
How tall is Callum Smith?
Callum Smith is a handsome boxer who has a tall height of 6 ft 3 in or 191 cm. His balanced weight consists of 76 Kg. His body build is athletic with a strong body. He maintained his body a lot to keep himself fit and fine. He has got a healthy body at present. His highest reach during his career is 78 in or 1.98 cm.
Trivias About Callum Smith You Need To Know.
- Taurus is his zodiac sign.
- He represented Rotunda ABC as an amateur.
- He turned pro in October 2012.
- His brothers Liam, Paul and Stephen all became professional boxers.
- Buddy McGirt is his trainer.