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The Callum Smith conundrum

Callum Smith is a WBA super-middleweight champion and arguably the UK's best fighter yet currently finds himself in limbo, writes Elliot Worsell
Callum Smith
George Groves & Callum Smith Public Work-Outs  |  Action Images/Andrew Couldridge

Callum Smith is the WBA super-middleweight champion but could, according to his coach, Joe Gallagher, be all that and more if only he is given the chance.

He could, Gallagher believes, replicate his super-middleweight success at light-heavyweight. He could be recognised as Britain’s best pound-for-pound fighter. He could be a pay-per-view star. He could, in the end, go down as one of the greats. But first he must be acknowledged, respected and rewarded.

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