Smith became ’s World Champion in over two decades after he stopped American John Thompson to maintain the WBO Super Welterweight crown at the Merseyside stadium in 2015 before making a 2nd powerful defence of their title against Predrag Radosevic at precisely the exact same place in 20-16.

‘Beefy’ hasn’t scrapped in his home city as and is itching to return below the lights as he lays about winning a variant of earth name he fearlessly lost against pound-for-pound celebrity Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez at at 20-16, and in this becoming the metropolis ’s two-time world-champion.

‘The Savage’ has been preparing to face former World ruler Brandon Rios at Stadium if he had been damaged by the dangerous African, but the Stourbridge man considers a triumph against Smith would set his name in the mixture for name actions at 154lbs.

“It’s a very good fight for mepersonally, ” said Smith. You know what you are going to get together with him. He comes to fight. You aren’t even sitting on the edge of your seat wondering what he’s definitely going to bring. Now you realize exactly what he’s attracting.

“it ’therefore precisely the same with me personally and you know that this will gel into a good fight. We’ll meet at the middle. It’s we both do. I actually do feel, though, I do everything a lot better than him and beyond. I feel if I ‘turnup ’, you will all see what I mean.

“I’m a huge solution back in . And as we’t sparred a lot, whatever confidence he can draw, he will decide to try and draw some from that.

“I’t must do a suitable job on Sam and a suitable occupation is that which I believe I can perform. Possessing those little gloves are so different to sparring with those 10oz gloves on, I’m hugely confident I’ll come across those gaps. Everything I throw will soon hit Sam and I only feel I’ve too good an assortment to allow him to carry on going. ”

Super Welterweight competitions Anthony Fowler and Scott Fitzgerald put their unbeaten records online if they meet in one of the very eagerly-anticipated national clashes of this year. Preston’s Fitzgerald says he could be just really a “different degree ” to Fowler’s previous opponents but ‘The Machine’ has vowed to “proceed through” his former teammate to setup a mouthwatering coict with British Champion Ted Cheeseman.

Additionally on the bill, newly-crowned an Superlightweight Champion Joe Hughes clashes with ’s British Champion Robbie Davies Jnr in another yummy domestic Show down.

Malmesbury’s Hughes will probably be looking to build on a career-best win once he got his fingers onto the an name at the next time of asking after controlling Andrea Scarpa at Italy. Davies Jnr is looking to take the following step up after asserting the British and Commonwealth titles at a bruising war with Glenn Foot at the Metro Radio Arena in last October.

Popular Heavyweight David Price fights in for first time in nearly 3 years as he looks to generate a fresh fee on the Heavyweight division following his recent triumph over Tom Little at The o 2.

“I could ’t even wait to return in on March 30, ” I really like it all there! ” said . “This really is one of the better all national cards we have put on in the city — Liam Smith yields from his World name defeat to face the all actions Sam Eggington in what’s going to be an absolute war along with Anthony Fowler faces off against ex GB teammate Scott Fitzgerald in still another pinch 154lb clash.

“The an and British Super-Lightweight titles are online for ’s Robbie Davies Jnr and Joe Hughes and big David Price fights in for first time in nearly three years as he looks to make a fee in the Heavyweight division after his recent triumph at The o 2. ”


In addition to bragging rights, both fighters may finally have the opportunity to maintain the very first expert title of these livelihood, with all the vacant International name also shared, and with this type of high 1-5 World ranking with the regulating body.

Preston’s Fitzgerald says he could be just really a “different degree ” to Fowler’s previous opponents but ‘The Machine’ has vowed to “proceed through” his former teammate to setup a mouth-watering summer showdown with British Champion Ted Cheeseman after the BBBofC dictated the Bermondsey person to defend his belt against Fowler next.

“I’m a level above Scott, I realize that for a truth,” said Fowler. “I have been. As soon as I had been an amateur I had been a lot better compared to Scott and under Dave Coldwell I’ve just gone to the next stage again. I will be ready, 11st on this scatter. I’ll be fully prepared and anything Scott will I’t got an answer for. I’m just a bigger, better, stronger fighter. I’ll finish him .

In addition to shooting Scott’s unbeaten record I’ll currently be taking home my very first belt and a high 1-5 World standing together with all the . There’therefore a lot at stake, once I take care of Scott, Ted Cheeseman and the British name remains next. ”

“Everything is sold with this specific name is a high 1-5 World standing and that’s another big motivation for me personally. I feel as the fittest person on Earth and the very focused man on Earth. I am ’t even wait to receive my hands on him and put some hurt .

I feel as the fight will probably proceed exactly as I would like it to proceed. I can do it any way I want to. Up to a couple of weeks ago I’d just ever thought of winning the British name and nothing else, but today I believe I could become a World Champion. I’ll receive the British name in the summer and go for the an belt by the end of the year. ”

Tickets for Smith vs. Eggington coming in at £40, £60, £100 and £200 (Inner Ring VIP) are available to Fight train members through StubHub ( at mid day on Tuesday January 2-2.


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