Smith Defeats Holzken At The WBSS Semifinal – Saturday Feburary 24th, The World Boxing Super Series second super middleweight semifinal took place at the Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg, Germany.
WBC Diamond Champion Callum Smith (24-0, 17 KOs ) faced former kickboxer Nieky Holzken (13-1-0, 10 KOs) for a chance to fight George Groves in the final of the tournament. Smith was due to fight German veteran Juergen Braehmer but Braehmer was forced to pull out early in the week due to an illness. Smith defeated Holzken by unanimous decision, the judges scoring the fight 118-110 and 117-111 twice.
Smith will fight Groves in June to decide who will be the king of the WBSS super middleweight tournament.
Check out highlights and more details in this latest TBC report.
Saturday Feburary 24th – Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg, Germany.
168 LBS 12 RDS: Callum Smith def. Nieky Holzken by UD (118-110,117-111, 117-111)
Smith Defeats Holzken At The WBSS Semifinal / Check out more boxing news and features at The Sweet Science.