In what many consider to be a major mismatch, Liam Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) of Liverpool puts his WBO light-middleweight
title up on Saturday against boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico, in what should be a pro-Alvarez crowd at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
And promoter Eddie Hearn believes he could turn this acclaim into another huge fight against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez at light-middleweight
because TV companies love him.
He is to be operated on in the coming week, before preparing for an eventual return to the ring at light-middleweight
He won his first world title aged just 20 when he beat Matthew Hatton to claim the WBC light-middleweight
crown in 2011, before suffering the only loss in his 48-fight career to Floyd Mayweather Junior in y y 2013.
Golovkin fought exclusively at middleweight but moving down to light-middleweight
is not a problem for him.
LONDRA (CyHAN)- Former European light-middleweight
boxing champion Jamie Moore has been shot twice in his legs in the Spainish town of Marbella, it is reported here on Tuesday.
Home-town hero Aston will be looking to "make a statement" in the light-middleweight
division when he tangles with European opposition.
The former British and European light-middleweight
champion and WBO world title challenger was brought up to East Cleveland for a talk about his career by Teesside boxing enthusiast Jamie Boyle after the pair became friends on Facebook.
The 28-year-old won the WBO European light-middleweight
title earlier this month with a third round knockout of Zoltan Sera.
30pm FORMER British light-middleweight
champion Prince Arron has had a quiet couple of years in the ring but he returns with a bang tonight, travelling to Monaco to take on European middleweight king Max Bursak, writes Dan Williams.
BOXING: Floyd Mayweather has confirmed he will put his unbeaten record on the line in a light-middleweight
unification world title fight against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez later this year.
The former British, Commonwealth and European light-middleweight
and British and European middleweight champion will be pitted against Val Riazanov, founder of the Ballistic Striking System, in an exhibition bout, during the upcoming White Collar boxing event at the Andalous Ballroom at the Habtoor Grand Hotel, in Dubai.