‘I’ll bate the b******s out of him’ – Fight Camp grudge match confirmed forTommy McCarthy – Irish Boxing


It’s Chris Billam Smith [12(10)-1] at Struggle Camp subsequent for Tommy McCarthy [18(9)-2(1)].

Eddie Hearn confirmed the Commonwealth champion and McCarthy will commerce leather-based later this summer time inside minutes of ‘The Mac Assault’s’ newest win on Saturday night time.

The Belfast cruiserweight retained his European title with a destruction of Alexandru Jur, trying mightily spectacular within the course of.

The Romanian was put down and out within the sixth of six one-sided rounds as McCarthy stored ahold of his blue belt in decisive style.

It was the sort of efficiency ‘Huge Tommy’ had promised and the sort of show he urged might lead him towards a shot at one of many world champions on the weight – Arsen Goulamarian (WBA), Mairis Briedis (IBF), Lawrence Okolie (WBO),or Ilunga Makabu (WBC).

Nonetheless, after the victory, a conflict with ‘CBS’ was confirmed by Matchroom promoter Hearn. The Oliver Plunkett graduate claimed Billam-Smith was a ‘step again’ throughout the build-up to his profitable defence however, submit one other Continental victory, appeared up for the struggle.

Like his supervisor Mark Dunlop, the normally extraordinarily laid-back expertise appears put out by the ‘The Gentleman’s’ current patter.

McCarthy did say he would love one of many world champions – and identify dropped WBO king Okolie particularly, noting it was a straightforward struggle to make and was one with all of the substances wanted to seize fan consideration.

Nonetheless, with these routes seemingly not out there he’s more than pleased to place the world title aspirations apart to let lose on Billam Smith.

“He’s been doing my head in all week. The Gentleman? I’ll bate the bollocks out of him no drawback,” McCarthy mentioned.

Talking on the match-up, Hearn mentioned: “It’s a correct home struggle. While you speak about progressing towards a world title typically you want that flag ship struggle and that is that struggle.”


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