American Joe Smith Jr. He was hospitalized after the fight between him and Russian Artur Beterbiev. This has been reported Guard.
The 37-year-old Russian defeated the 32-year-old American by technical knockout in the second round to become the World Boxing Organization (WBO), World Boxing Council (WBC) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) world champion.
socialbites.ca kept a text broadcast online duel.
Beterbiev is the only world champion to win by 100% knockout (18 fights, 18 wins, 18 knockouts). As for Smith Jr., he had 32 fights in just one career and had 28 victories in four losses.
It was previously reported after Beterbiev’s victory over Smith Jr. discussed to the WBC with a request to arrange a duel with his compatriot Dmitry Bivol.
Recall that in May of this year Bivol defended his belt in a fight against Saul Alvarez. For Bivol, this fight was the third to defend the title of super world champion according to the World Boxing Association (WBA).