I think Billy Joe Saunders is a natural middleweight and can give anybody in the world a great fight at that weight. At super-middleweight, though, I fear Callum Smith would be too big for him.
Gareth A. Davies
The problem for Saunders is size in this fight: it is effectively a middleweight against a light-heavyweight-framed fighter, and Smith ought to be able to keep his foe at range. I’d like to see the fight, but see it being a points decision for Smith in what could be a less than thrilling affair. Happy to be proven wrong, though.
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