By Jim Calfa: Liam ‘Beefy’ Smith is assured that he’ll defeat Chris Eubank Jr within the rematch if he elects to go in that route after he was blown out in 4 rounds on Saturday evening of their extremely publicized struggle on DAZN on the AO Area in Manchester, England.
Eubank Jr (32-3, 23 KOs) suffered the worst defeat of his twelve-year skilled profession in getting dropped twice in a fourth spherical knockout in entrance of a giant crowd on the AO Area.
If Eubank Jr chooses to not activate his rematch clause, Smith (33-3-1, 20 KOs) says he’s acquired a lot of nice choices for his subsequent struggle. Two of them are Kell Brook and Gennadiy Golovkin.
Eubank Jr has already confirmed that he plans on taking the rematch with Smith subsequent. So except he has second ideas, we’re going to see these two run it again, maybe in the summertime.
Brook would seemingly be the simpler struggle to make for Smith, however you by no means know. Golovkin may be intrigued by the thought of going through ‘Beefy’ Smith after seeing how a lot curiosity and pleasure was concerned in his struggle with Eubank Jr.
“He has to sit down along with his personal crew to see if he needs this rematch, however I’m open to any [fight],” mentioned Liam Smith on the post-fight press convention when requested if he’s planning on giving Chris Eubank Jr a rematch.
“I’ve to,” mentioned Smith when requested if he’ll take the rematch. “I beat him as soon as; I’ll beat him twice. This needs to be proper for me on my phrases. Clearly the cash phrases, and we’d do it at 157.
“I really feel nearly as good as ever. When I’ve outcomes like this, I’m removed from the top. He’ll sit down along with his crew to resolve if he needs the rematch. If he needs the rematch, I’ll give it to him.
“We acquired good choices; I’m in an excellent place. Kell [Brook] mentioned he needs to struggle the winner, and that’s an enormous struggle. One other is Golovkin. I’m in an excellent place at 160, in addition to 154. Simply to get the win, that’s all that mattered at the moment.
“I can return to 154 if mandatory. We’ll see who is out there and who is true for me and my crew,” mentioned Smith.