Will the December rematch between bitter rivals Tony Bellew and David Haye prove to be a hit, at both the live gate and on pay-per-view? The Dec. 17 return will go ahead on a Sunday – promoter Eddie Hearn rolling the dice in staging the fight, not only on a Sunday night, but also one so close to Christmas – and British fans will be expected to fork out a substantial amount of cash to watch the event.
September 15th marks the beginning of a big season for MTK Scotland as they return to the Crowne Plaza for the next instalment of the popular Boxing Dinner club series.
The September date is the first of a scheduled five events between September and December, three of those within a four-week period and the focus is on delivering boxing fans competitive title contests featuring the best of Scottish boxing.
Callum Smith looked sensational as he astounded a packed Liverpool Echo Arena tonight with a murderous one round demolition of city rival Rocky Fielding.
The raucous crowd watched on as the youngest of the Smith family reduced his previously unbeaten challenger to rumble, with a performance of such ferocity that will have the rest of the super middleweight division looking over their shoulders.
British middleweight champion Nick ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell will now defend his title against Blackpool’s Jack Arnfield, following the withdrawal of original opponent Elliott Matthews, on November 14 at Bristol’s City Academy, subject to final approval from the British Boxing Board of Control.
photo by Lawrence Lustig – Callum Smith, 17-0 (12KO’s), and Rocky Fielding, 21-0 (12KO’s), will meet on Saturday in their eagerly anticipated clash for the vacant British super-middleweight title in Liverpool’s Echo Arena.
There’s nothing quite like a British title fight, especially one involving two local rivals in their own parish. However, this fight goes far beyond the coveted Lonsdale strap, with both fighters sight firmly fixed on World honours.
Callum Smith says he will prove he’s better than Rocky Fielding in every department as they clash for the vacant British Super Middleweight title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.
Next month in Liverpool, unbeaten local super middleweight rivals Callum Smith (17-0, 12ko) and Rocky Fielding (21-0, 12ko), contest the (vacant) British 168 lb title in a fight for city bragging rights and the opportunity to move on to bigger and better things, yet their respective trainers have started a war of words reflective of what’s at stake, with shots publicly fired back and forth between them.
Martin Murray believes his gym-mate Rocky Fielding has the perfect game-plan to beat Callum Smith when the two unbeaten Super Middleweights clash for the vacant British title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 7, live on Sky Sports.