Tag: Joe Smith Jr.

Joe Smith Jr. to Defend WBO Light Heavyweight Title Against Late Replacement Steve Geffrard

VERONA, N.Y. (Jan. 7, 2022) — WBO light heavyweight world champion Joe Smith Jr will make his first title defense against an unlikely contender. British puncher Callum Johnson tested positive for COVID-19, so Smith will now face Steve Geffrard on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Turning Stone Resort Casino and LIVE on ESPN and ESPN Deportes (simulcast on […]

Joe Smith Jr. To Defend WBO World Title Against Callum Johnson

VERONA, N.Y. (Dec. 2, 2021) — Joe Smith Jr., Long Island’s working class hero, will make the long-awaited first defense of his WBO light heavyweight world title against British knockout artist Callum Johnson on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y. Smith-Johnson kicks off the Top Rank on ESPN 2022 schedule with a battle […]

Smith Vs Vlasov World Title Fight Postponed

New York (February 11, 2020) – Saturday’s Top Rank on ESPN main event between Joe Smith Jr. and Maxim Vlasov – for the vacant WBO light heavyweight world title – has been postponed after Vlasov tested positive for COVID-19. Vlasov said, “I am devastated with the postponement of my world title fight against Joe Smith […]