Tag: Sam Eggington

Eggington Italy-Bound to Fight Fiordigiglio in Florence

Nothing huge on the schedule this week but the cupboard isn’t completely bare.

DAZN will have a broadcast Thursday afternoon at 1:30pm ET/10:30am PT from Tuscany Hall in Florence, Italy.  British Super-Welterweight 🇬🇧Sam Eggington (26-6-0, 15KO) faces Italy’s 🇮🇹Orlando Fiordigiglio (31-2-0, 13KO) who holds the IBF International Super-Welterweight title in a 10 round, 154 pound headliner.

Liam Smith pummels Sam Eggington in Liverpool

It seemed that whatever Liam Smith threw at Sam Eggington, Liam Smith landed on Sam Eggington.

Both fighters are known for their huge hearts and toughness but in the end Smith (27-2-1,15KO) had the skill set that’s simply levels ahead of Eggington (24-6-0,15KO) as he collected the win Saturday in Liverpool. Referee Bob Williams stopped the bout in round 5 at the 2:00 mark.

With the win Smith wins the WBC Silver Super Welterweight title. Smith’s trainer Joe Gallagher said that Sergio Garcia would be on his radar next for Liam Smith to continue climbing towards another World Title opportunity.

BATTLE OF TWO GENTS

By Tre Berry

You want to see a barn-burner? Well this match-up here all but promises a firefight to break out.

In a battle of U.K. warriors, former Super-Welterweight World Champion Liam ‘Beefy’ Smith (26-2-1, 14KO) & former British Commonwealth Welterweight titlist Sam Eggington (24-5-0, 15KO) will meet in Liverpool on March 30th at the Echo Arena.

This will be shown on SKY on local soil, while it will also be made available to view on DAZN’s streaming service.