Callum Smith: A World Champion in waiting?

By Robbie Bannatyne: One of the biggest questions on the lips of British boxing fans right now is: when will Callum Smith become a world champion?

Like the majority of fans, I have been enthralled by the meteoric rise of Liverpool’s super middleweight sensation Callum Smith. Despite just recently turning 24 years old, and having only started his professional career in November, 2012, ‘Mundo’ Smith has quickly amassed a perfect record of eleven victories with nine knockouts.

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Selby outclasses Koasicha; Cleverly obliterates Corbin; Callum Smith and Rees also win

cleverly56677777By Scott Gilfoid: WBC International featherweight champion Lee Selby (19-1, 7 KO’s) defeated WBC #15 fringe contender Romulo Koasicha (21-4, 12 KO’s) by a tougher than expected 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. The final judges scores were 119-109, 119-109 and 119-110. Selby was stunned by a left hook by Koasicha in the 8th round, and he ended up with a swollen right eye from Koasicha’s left hooks.

There’s no other way of looking at this fight other than seeing it as a disappointing performance for Selby, as he struggled in the first three rounds when Koasicha, who is far from a big puncher, was putting pressure on Selby and walking him down. Koasicha was the bigger puncher, and he was nailing Selby with some good shots in the early going. After the 3rd, Koasicha stopped throwing as many punches, and he basically gave away the remainder of the fight by failing to go after Selby the way he needed to.

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Callum Smith: The next British generation of the 168lb division

By Daniel Hughes: Fight fans the world over always look out for the next fighter they believe can make waves in their respective divisions here in the UK we have a real talent on our hands in Callum Smith.

The UK has always been blessed with competitive world level operators at either middle or super-middleweight Froch obviously has been our best in the 168lb division for some time.

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Callum Smith: How far can the British prospect go

By Dean Bain: Last night on the Kell Brook pre-show Super Middleweight Callum Smith took part in his 9th professional fight against Ruben Acosta. This was Acosta’s 41st fight and at 35 now on his way down the rankings

For a 9th fight this was a tough fight for Smith, Acosta had been in with some decent fighters and with Smith smashing through his recent opponents this was suppose to be a tough fight. Smith started the fight slow and you could see he was respecting what Acosta was bringing to the table.

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Smith brothers make history

By Rachel Aylett: At the Olympia in Liverpool on Saturday night, 21 September 2013, history was made when home-towner Liam Smith won the vacant British light-middleweight title by unanimously outpointing Erick Ochieng. This entry in the history books will state that for the first time, three brothers have held British titles simultaneously.

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