British junior welterweight champion Dalton Smith is motivated to work his means as much as the highest fighters in his weight class.
This previous weekend on the Manchester Enviornment, Smith received a unanimous choice in his obligatory protection towards Kaisee Benjamin.
Smith is now hoping to get larger challenges within the coming yr.
“I am in all probability in one of many hardest divisions and there is loads of fights on the market for me. I am at all times going to be in good fights. I am by no means going to be in need of dance companions. The long run seems to be shiny. There’s some large fights on the market,” Smith stated to Sky Sports activities.
Two of the boxers on the high of the load class, are countrymen Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall.
Taylor, who grew to become the undisputed champion in 2021, remains to be considered the highest canine on the weight. At the moment he is solely holding the WBO strap after vacating three titles to make a rematch with Catterall in early 2023.
“Although [Taylor is at] the identical weight, they had been idols to me coming by. I at all times stated Josh pound-for-pound was the most effective fighters on the planet. I am a fan of each Catterall and Josh. They’re the highest of the sport, they’re the place I wish to get to, they’re the fighters I am trying as much as,” Smith stated.
“They are saying hold working exhausting until your idols turn into your rivals. That is what it’s. Josh, pound-for-pound the most effective fighters on the planet and to get feedback like that, it exhibits they’re keeping track of me and I am impressing.
“It is each boxer’s dream. You wish to win world titles. To turn into undisputed, not many fighters do it. Solely a handful of fighters really do it. To have the ability to try this, that places you within the historical past books. You are within the historical past books ceaselessly as one of many biggest fighters of all time.”