At the King Abdullah Sports City in Saudi Arabia, Callum Smith defeated Mathieu Bauderlique, achieving a notable knockout.
The Liverpudlian dominated the Frenchman and in the fourth round he drove him on to the ropes, shook him with a withering attack in which a powerful left hook to his face dropped him, and if was waved off.
Callum Smith, 32, will now have a new opportunity to fight for the World Boxing Council light heavyweight title, which is held by Arthur Beterbiev.
It should be remembered that at the end of 2020 he lost by unanimous decision against Saúl Canelo Álvarez, in what was his only defeat ion his record. Now in this new division he will seek to conquer glory again.