Smith vs Ryder: Callum Smith defeats John Ryder to retain WBA crown in homecoming fight

After battling in Liverpool past John Ryder in the M&S Arena on Saturday 24, callum Smith stayed on course for a super-fight Following year.

Smith successfully defended WBAsuperb super-middleweight name for another time but has been pushed all of the way by challenger Ryder.
A cagey opener saw both men create a cautious start with Smith attempting to keep Ryder.
Ryder, giving height and reach off, took the fight ducking under his jab and throwing combinations.
Smith started to find his selection landing a and maintained his calm but Ryder responded to the body.
Target the torso in the fourth and the Londoner continued to shut down the distance and the round was finished by both men cuts over their eyes.
Mundo dropped his protector that was elevated and let his hands move in the sixth started to obtain the goal with his hand and in the fifth in an attempt to slow Ryders forward march.
However,The Gorilla reacted with a decent right hook and tried to back Smith upward onto the ropes at the eighth.
Following the winner complained to the man in the ninth that Ryder was leading with his head men exchanged hurtful hooks close.
His man was backed up by ryder from the 10th in front of a round saw both guys celebrate in the final bell, and heavy blows were exchanged by the pair in the round.

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