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Liam Smith: I'm Confident of Taking WBO Title From Sadam Ali!

Following Liam Smith’s November victory in the rematch against Liam Williams he became first in line to challenge for his old WBO super welterweight title.

Sadam Ali tore up the script to win the belt last weekend against Miguel Cotto to set-up a meeting with ‘Beefy’ early next year.

Speaking on the BoxNation Podcast, Smith gave his thoughts on the New Yorker: “It was a very good performance, he got his tactics spot on. I think it was just that he was young, fresh, fit and with good legs.

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“It was the first time Cotto looked his age, that why he announced it was his last one and this showed why,” argued the scouser.

The former champion will now look to regain his belt and is enthusiastic about the chance to face Ali.

“Yeah he is going to come up against someone a lot fresher than Cotto, 100%. Cotto’s a very strong fighter but he looked his age versus Sadam Ali," Smith said.

“Obviously I am 29 years of age, I think I’m coming to the peak of my career. Sadam Ali will have a different challenge in front of him, it’s why I’m confident I can go and take that title from him,” added ‘Beefy’.

Smith also gave some insight on the knowledge he gleaned from last weekend’s bout.

“I watched it to see what Ali did well. I tried to study him, it’s probably a harder fight than Cotto in a weird sort of way. He’s young, fresh, good and talented. I’m glad now I’m fighting Sadam Ali and I’ll be the challenger for the world title," Smith said.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DuckAdonis on 12-26-2017

I don't mind this fight

Comment by Introspective on 12-26-2017

[QUOTE=Mammoth;18362409]He beat some other Liam...[/QUOTE] he beat a welsh caveman that has an iq of 12 score that's not enough surely bro

Comment by Mammoth on 12-26-2017

[QUOTE=Switch Hitter93;18362386]Smith can fuk right off how does getting folded by a nelo bodyshot qualify you for a title shot? Scooby doos less confused then you are you little prick.[/QUOTE] He beat some other Liam...

Comment by Introspective on 12-26-2017

Smith can fuk right off how does getting folded by a nelo bodyshot qualify you for a title shot? Scooby doos less confused then you are you little prick.

Comment by Mammoth on 12-26-2017

Frank Warren said negotiations are almost done for this. I hope Ali beats stupid Beefy. I hate that guy more than almost anything in the world.

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