Stephen Smith is the slight underdog ahead of his bout with IBF 130-pound titleholder Jose Pedraza but he is saying all the right things in the buildup to fight night.
Jose Pedraza, rated No. 7 by THE RING at junior lightweight, will defend his title against England’s Stephen Smith on March 26 in New York.
Britain’s Stephen Smith is poised to fight for a world title following a comprehensive victory over Devis Boschiero in his home city of Liverpool, England.
Fights from Japan: Takahiro Ao W 12 Devis Boschiero, Shinsuke Yamanaka KO 11 Christian Esquivel, Toshiyuki Igarashi W 12 Wilbert Uicab. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Junior lightweights Takahiro Ao and Devis Boschiero ahead of their Nov. 6 bout. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Takahiro Ao and Devis Boschiero, plus undercard bouts Yamanaka- Esquivel and Uicab- Igarashi. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.