September 27, 2022

Callum Smith is ready to face Mathieu Bauderlique in Saudi Arabia as a part of the undercard to Anthony Joshua v Oleksandr Usyk 2.

Liverpool-born Smith is ready for a WBC gentle heavyweight title eliminator towards former Olympic Bronze medalist Bauderlique.

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Smith received his final combat on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium final 12 months

This can solely be the second time Smith has fought at gentle heavyweight, and the winner will face Artur Beterbiev.

Bauderlique, the 33-year-old Frenchman, ought to pose a menace to ‘Mundo’ as he has received his final 9 fights.

Smith v Bauderique: Date and UK begin time

This combat is going down onSaturday, August 20.

It is going to be held at King Abdullah Sports activities Metropolis, additionally nicknamed The Shining Jewel, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Smith v Bauderique is anticipated to be the penultimate combat of the night and may get going at round 9pm.

Smith v Bauderique: talkSPORT protection

talkSPORT will broadcast the motion completely dwell and free to air from Saudi Arabia.

Our workforce will probably be made up by Battle Night time presenters Adam Catterall and Gareth A Davies, commentator Andy Clarke, sports activities broadcaster Ade Oladipo and former bantamweight boxer Spencer Oliver.

To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 by means of the web site, click on HERE for the dwell stream. You may also pay attention by way of the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, by means of your good speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

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Joshua and Smith are set to be on the same card once again

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Joshua and Smith are set to be on the identical card as soon as once more

Smith v Bauderique: TV channel and dwell stream

The combat will probably be proven onSky Sports activities Field Workplace

with their broadcast ranging from 6pm.

It would price £26.95, with the complete undercard and foremost occasion proven.

You may also dwell streamHEREfor the identical value in your laptop, cell and pill gadgets.

Sky Sports activities Field Workplace

can be out there onBT TV– tuneto channel 496 or by trying to find the occasion within the
BT Participant.

Smith v Bauderique: Undercard

Topic to vary.

  • MAIN EVENT: Anthony Joshua v Oleksandr Usyk 2
  • Callum Smith vs Mathieu Bauderlique– closing eliminator for WBC gentle heavyweight title
  • Filip Hrgovic vs Zhilei Zhang – closing eliminator for IBF heavyweight title
  • Badou Jack vs Richard Rivera
  • Ramla Ali vs Crystal Garcia Nova
  • Andrew Tabiti vs Tyrone Spong
  • Daniel Lapin vs Jozef Jurko
  • Ziyad Almaayouf vs Jose Alatorre
  • MoneyKicks vs Paevie
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Smith v Bauderique: What has been mentioned?

Eddie Hearn instructed talkSPORT in March: “Callum Smith’s ready for Dmitry Bivol or ready for Joe Smith.

“He’s the obligatory challenger for Artur Beterbiev, so he’s in prime place for that.

“And look, if all these titles simply freeze up, Callum Smith may combat [Joshua Buatsi] – one other nice combat domestically.

“However my precedence for Callum Smith is to get him a shot on the world title.”

Callum Smith: “I do know what I’m able to, I do know my objectives and I do know what I can do. I do know I can change into a two-weight world champion and that considered reaching is what drives me and I preserve chasing and I do imagine I’ll get it.”

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