Former British world champion Liam Smith will face his compatriot, Anthony Fowler, current international champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), in the main bout of a function that will Held this Saturday, October 9, at Echo Arena, Liverpool, England.
The match, promoted by Matchroom Boxing, will be televised on DAZN.
This Friday, the official balance match of this card took place, with Liam Smith marking 154 pounds, while Anthony Fowler stopped the pendulum at 153.75, for this match agreed to 12 rounds.
Smith (29-3-1, 16 KOs) struggled on the scales and had to take off his clothes. But he was well thought out and ready for the fight that could lead him to victory, for in the previous war he was defeated by the Russian Magomed Kurbanov, as a tourist guest.
Smith, 33, of Kirkdale, who trains with Joe McNally at the legendary Rotunda Amateur Boxing Club, went on to claim his second world championship title when he met the Commonwealth Games gold medalist from Toxteth and Rio 2016 Olympian Fowler in a big fight.
Smith, who refused to shake hands with Fowler during his launch press conference, believes his experience will be a key factor when the pair meet for twelve innings at £154 for local bragging rights. and the opportunity to be one step closer. much more to achieve world title.