Callum Smith vs. Erik Skoglund Sept 16 Liverpool Update

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Luke Blackledge: “Smith-Skoglund is a 50-50 fight – Skoglund is one hell of a fighter!

Luke Blackledge, the only man to face both Callum Smith (22-0, 17 KOs) and Erik Skoglund (26-0, 12 KOs) in a professional boxing ring, has labeled their super middleweight clash a 50-50 fight and believes the Swedish star could be the dark horse in the tournament.

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Smith: I Have To Beat Blackledge In Style

Callum Smith says the pressure is on to beat Luke Blackledge in style when he defends his British Super-Middleweight title at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Smith defends his British title for the first time against Blackledge and insist he’s 100 per cent focussed on keeping hold of the Lord Lonsdale belt – but the unbeaten Super-Middleweight talent knows the big one is just around the corner.

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Blackledge: I’ll Take Smith’s British Belt And Ruin His World Title Dream

Luke Blackledge has told Callum Smith that his World title dreams will be destroyed on Saturday as he plans to rip the British Super-Middleweight title from him at the Manchester Arena live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Smith defends his crown for the first time after destroying local rival Rocky Fielding inside a round last November, and then claimed the mandatory spot in the WBC in April with another Merseyside demolition job in the opening session against Hadillah Mohoumadi.

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