Liam Smith vs Anthony Fowler: Everything You Need To Know

Here's everything you need to know ahead of this weekend's 'Battle of Liverpool'
13:58, 04 Oct 2021

There’s a monster match-up on Merseyside this weekend when Liam Smith and Anthony Fowler go head-to-head in a mouthwatering super-welterweight clash dubbed ‘the Battle of Liverpool.’ Here’s everything you need to know. 

When

Liam Smith vs Anthony Fowler takes place on Saturday, October 9th. The show starts at 7pm and the main event is expected to get underway at around 10pm. 

Where

The fight will take place at the M&S Arena in Liverpool. Both men have fought multiple times at the venue. Fowler last fought here in 2019, beating Harry Scarff by unanimous decision, while Smith was there earlier the same year, beating Sam Eggington by TKO. 

How To Watch

Smith v Fowler and its undercard will be shown live on DAZN. The streaming service costs £7.99 per month for subscribers. 

What They Say

Liam Smith: “I’m confident that I beat Anthony Fowler every day of the week and twice on Sunday. If I turn up at 100% then I beat Anthony Fowler. The way I see the fight going, it’ll be competitive early doors and then experience, cuteness and everything else will come on. I’ll stop him down the straight.”

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Anthony Fowler: “This is a dream come true, I’ve always wanted to be the main event in Liverpool and for this to come true is great. I’m under no illusions I’m up against it, Liam is a top, world class fighter, he’s proven that. But I’m 30 years of age, I can’t sit around and wait for these fights that aren’t getting made so I need to roll the dice. I’m confident, I’m at my peak, my best and I’ll be at my best come fight night.

Eddie Hearn: "This is the biggest night of boxing we've ever put on in Liverpool. The biggest Saturday night fight card we've put on since I've promoted boxing.”

Betfred Odds

Liam Smith: 8/15

Draw: 16/1

Anthony Fowler: 13/8

Undercard

Ted Cheeseman vs Troy Williamson (British super-welterweight title)

Shannon Courtenay vs Jamie Mitchell (WBA bantamweight title)

Pete McGrail vs Ed Harrison

Kieron Conway vs JJ Metcalf

Luke Willis vs Rylan Charlton

Solomon Dacres vs Kamil Sokolowski

Blane Hyland vs Santiago San Eusebio

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