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Callum Smith close to domestic clash with George Groves

CALLUM SMITH moved a step closer to a domestic clash with George Groves following his comprehensive KO victory over Rafael Sosa Pintos on Saturday night.

By: Niall Hickman

liverpudlian Smith takes on Nikola Sjekloca in Liverpool on November 22 but is convinced he is ready for a tilt at Groves next year, possibly at Liverpool’s Anfield football ground.

Smith said: “I’d go in there with any of the top super middleweights and that includes Groves. My apprenticeship is now over. I feel I’m ready for anyone they will put in front of me.”

Former lightweight world champion Ricky Burns got back to winning ways in his first fight at light welterweight with a laboured points victory over France’s limited, but durable, Alexandre Lepelley.

Burns said: “That has got me going again and moving up in weight was the right thing to do.”

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