Liam Smith will be fight against Hassan Mwakinyo on September 3, here you will know everything about the Liam Smith vs Hassan Mwakinyo fight.
For his first bout since April, when he knocked out Jessie Vargas in New York to earn the WBO Inter-Continental light-middleweight championship, Liam Smith will face Hassan Mwakinyo, a Tanzanian nicknamed as “Tornado,” in his native United Kingdom.
Smith, a Liverpudlian starting his agreement with promoters Boxxers, will be fighting an opponent who has won his past three bouts by knockout in an effort to position himself for another crack at a world championship.
Fans in the United Kingdom may recognize Mwakinyo from his 2018 two-round victory against Sam Eggington in Birmingham, which signaled that Mwakinyo would not be phased by fighting in front of his home audience.
When is Liam Smith vs Hassan Mwakinyo?
- Date: Saturday, September 3
- Main card: 7 p.m. BST / 2 p.m. ET
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 10 p.m. BST / 5 p.m. ET
How to Watch Liam Smith vs Hassan Mwakinyo?
Sky Sports Arena will broadcast the whole card, including Smith vs. Hassan Mwakinyo, beginning at 7 p.m. BST. From around 9:30 p.m. BST on, Sky Sports Main Event will air the remaining portions of the event.
Sky Sports subscribers may watch the game live on their computers, tablets, and smartphones by downloading the channel’s app. If you don’t have Sky, you can get a Sky Sports Day Pass on NowTV for for £9.99.
Who is Liam Smith?
Following the most significant victory of his career, which occurred in April of last year in New York at Madison Square Garden against Jessie Vargas, Smith is scheduled to defend those championships on Saturday in his hometown of Liverpool. Smith enters this battle having won five of his previous six bouts, with four of those victories coming in the first round or earlier. Smith is the current light-middleweight champion of both the WBO and the WBA.
- Nationality: Great Britain
- Date of Birth: July 27, 1988
- Height: 5′ 9.5″
- Reach: N/A
- Total Fights: 35
- Record: 31-3-1 (18 KOs)
Who is Hassan Mwakinyo
Smith will have to do his best to protect himself against one of the division’s deadliest hitters in Mwakinyo, who has knocked out 14 of his 22 professional opponents with a single right hand. And Mwakinkyo knows what it’s like to enter enemy territory, having defeated Sam Eggington in Birmingham, Alabama, in 2018.
- Nationality: Tanzania
- Date of Birth: March 15, 1995
- Height: 5′ 8″
- Reach: 72″
- Total Fights: 22
- Record: 20-2 (14 KOs)
Liam Smith vs Hassan Mwakinyo Fight cards:
- Liam Smith vs Hassan Mwakinyo
- Natasha Jonas vs Patricia Berghult
- Frazer Clarke vs TBA
- Dan Azeez vs Shakan Pitters
- John Docherty vs Diego Costa
- Nathan Quarless vs Michael Webster
- Adam Azim vs TBA
- Tal Singh vs TBA
- Paddy Lacey vs TBA
- Frankie Stringer vs TBA
Liam Smith vs Hassan Mwakinyo Prediction:
This fight is important for the future of the super-welterweight division as well as Jermell Charlo’s possible opponents, despite the fact that it did not get much attention in the United States. In a bid to go closer to being in the running for the world title, Liverpool’s Liam Smith faces up against Hassan Mwakinyo of Tanzania, who might prove to be a difficult opponent.
Since Smith and Joe McNally of Rotunda ABC joined forces, Smith has been looking great, and as a result, he was able to win the WBO world title a few years ago. He is now in a position to take advantage of another chance at the 154-pound crown. The bookmakers have placed Smith in the position of being the undeniable favorite heading into the fight.
According to the opinions of the experts, Smith has a good chance of coming out on top in a halt.