WHO IS CHRIS BILLAM SMITH?
Chris Billam-Smith is an English professional boxer who has held the Commonwealth cruiser-weight title since 2019 & is trained by elusive trainer Shane McGuigan.
Billam Smith made his professional debut on 16 September 2017 under the tutelage of Shane McGuigan, scoring a first-round technical knockout (TKO) victory over Russ Henshaw at the O2 Academy in Bournemouth, Dorset.
After compiling a record of 9–0 (8 KO), he faced fellow undefeated British prospect Richard Riakporhe (9–0, 8 KO) for the WBA Inter-Continental cruiserweight title on 20 July 2019 at the O2 Arena in London. The fight was televised live on Sky Sports Box Office as part of the undercard of Dillian Whyte vs. Oscar Rivas.
Chris is a 13-1 (10 by KO) cruiserweight fighter who is causing noise in the boxing scene, dubbed as one of the greatest cruiserweight fighters since that of Tony Bellew. He is also the current cruiserweight commonwealth champion and has defended his title the since in 2020. He has even caught the eye of elite boxing promoter Eddie Hearn who dubbed him as having “a big future” and is due to fight at a Matchroom boxing event soon.
CBS was brought in to test the Thru-Force range as an elite athlete who partakes in the toughest of fights & is at the top of his game. We will support Chris on his journey into becoming the very best in the cruiserweight divison.