WBC International Super Middleweight champion Callum Smith has never felt the sting of defeat and continues to climb the rankings and gain respect in a career that is just getting started. Nikola Sjekloca is a respected veteran and past champion that is looking for another shot at a belt.
Nikola Sjekloca will face Callum Smith for the WBS International Super Middleweight title on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom. Smith opened as a -1000 favorite with the Boxing odds while Sjekloca opened as a +600 dog.
Callum “Mundo” Smith
The 24 year old Callum Smith stands at six feet three inches tall and fights from an orthodox stance. Smith is ranked fourth in the United Kingdom and 16th in the world. Smith is a native of Liverpool, UK where he still resides. Smith has a career record of 14 wins, no losses and no draws. Out of his 14 career wins a total of 11 have come by knockout.
Smith is coming off a technical knockout win over Rafael Sosa Pintos on October 4, 2014 in the third round of a scheduled eight round bout that took place in Yorkshire, UK. Smith originally won the WBC International Super Middleweight title on May 17, 2014 in a knockout win over Tobias Webb. He then successfully defended the title in a unanimous decision win over Vladine Biosse on July 12, 2014.
The 36 year old Nikola Sjekloca stands at six feet one inch tall and fights from an orthodox stance, Sjekloca is a native of Serbia and now resides in Budva, Montenegro. Sjekloca has a career record of 28 wins, two losses, and no draws. Out of his 28 career wins a total of eight have come by knockout. Sjekloca has never suffered a knockout loss. He is currently ranked 28th in the world. Sjekloca is a former WBC International Super Middleweight champion and lost a shot at the WBO World Super Middleweight title on May 3, 2014 in a 12 round unanimous decision loss to Arthur Abraham,
Sjekloca is coming off a unanimous decision win over Jorge Rodriguez Olivera in an eight round bout that took place on October 25, 2014 in Montenegro.
Callum Smith gets the call!