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Good News for Liam Smith: Michel Soro Out / Now Fights American John Thompson for WBO 154lb Strap

Britain’s unbeaten Liam Smith (20-0-1, 10ko) has a new opponent for his October 10th challenge for the vacant WBO light-middleweight title after dangerous Frenchman Michel Soro has been ruled out following an unspecified “internal disagreement” with his promoters, Bob Arum’s Top Rank.

It’s fair to say that replacement American contender John Thompson (17-1, 6ko) presents a far more winnable proposition for the talented young Scouser, who is looking to be the first of his family of fighting brothers to lift a world title. Continue reading

John Thompson replaces Soro for Liam Smith clash on October 10th

Liam Smith will now face top American John Thompson for the Vacant WBO World Super-Welterweight Championship on the huge Saturday 10th October show at the Manchester Arena.

Liverpool star Smith will feature in a TRIPLE world-title card alongside WBO World Middleweight Champion Andy Lee facing off against Billy Joe Saunders in a massive showdown and WBO World Lightweight Champion Terry Flanagan defending his title against mandatory challenger Diego Magdaleno. Continue reading

MGM Sign Liam Smith

MGM are proud to announce the signing of British Light-Middleweight Champion Liam “Beefy” Smith. The 26-year-old is ranked No.5 by IBF and No.7 by WBO. MGM has agreed a new managerial contract with Liam and is looking forward to pushing him to a world title shot within the next 12 months. Continue reading

British champion Liam Smith is keen to conquer the world

Having already asserted hegemony over the domestic light-middleweight crop, reigning British champion Liam Smith is now keen to conquer the world.

The stone-faced 26 year old – third eldest of the four fighting brothers – presently holds top 12 world rankings with both the IBF and WBO and he’ll be hoping to make inroads into the WBA’s listings this weekend when he confront’s Hungary’s Zoltan Gera for that body’s Continental title at the Echo Arena in his native Liverpool on Saturday. Continue reading

Magnificent Seven Fight Again’ Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets for promoter Frank Warren’s ‘Magnificent Seven Fight Again’ show at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday 25th October are now on sale.

The blockbuster event features some of the best talent in British boxing, including Merseyside stars: Paul Butler, Liam Smith, Derry Mathews and Kevin Satchell, plus Manchester hot-shot Terry Flanagan all in big title action, and on the undercard Chris Eubank Jnr., and many more. Continue reading

‘Magnificent Seven Fight Again’ Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

Tickets for promoter Frank Warren’s ‘Magnificent Seven Fight Again’ show at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday 25th October will go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday 13th August) at midday.

The blockbuster event features some of the best talent in British boxing, including Merseyside stars: Paul Butler, Liam Smith, Derry Mathews, Terry Flanagan and Kevin Satchell, all in big title action, plus Chris Eubank Jnr., and many more. Continue reading