Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-05-07, close bout with some nice exchanges: the boxing fight Liam Smith vs Magomed Kurbanov gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2021).
Kurbanov vs Smith is the main event of the evening and it is valid for the vacant WBO International super-welterweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Liam Smith record
The former Wbo light-Mw champion Liam Smith entered this fight with a pro record of 29-2-1 (16 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.5 super welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jermell Charlo).
He lost to Jaime Munguia in 2018 (Jaime Munguia vs Liam Smith) but then he has won over Sam Eggington (Liam Smith vs Sam Eggington), Mario Alberto Lozano (Liam Smith vs Mario Alberto Lozano) and Roberto Garcia (Liam Smith vs Roberto Garcia).
Magomed Kurbanov record
His opponent, the undefeated Magomed Kurbanov, has a perfect boxing record of 21-0-0 (13 knockouts) and he entered as the No.15 in the super welterweight division.
He fought three times last year winning over Ismail Iliev, Ilya Ochkin and Dmitry Mikhaylenko.
Smith’s next fight: Liam Smith vs Anthony Fowler
Smith vs Kurbanov full fight video / highlights
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Smith vs Kurbanov info
Where: KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Division: light middleweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Title: vacant WBO International super-welterweight title
Smith vs Kurbanov result
Magomed Kurbanov defeated Liam Smith via unanimous decision. Scores were 115-113, 115-113, 117-112.