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Callum Johnson remains hopeful of landing Joe Smith fight

“He’s No. 1 with the WBO and supposedly going to be mandatory so you can’t blame him, can you?” pondered Callum Johnson on whether Anthony Yarde may now be the next in line to face WBO light-heavyweight champion Joe Smith. Smith beat late substitute Steven Geffrard in...
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LA Galaxy pick Callum Johnson and Chandler Vaughn

Tuesday was 2022 MLS Draft day, and the LA Galaxy had the best moment of the first round when they drafted Michigan State forward Farai Mutatu with his parents announcing the pick. In subsequent rounds, they selected Clemson midfielder Callum Johnson, and St Louis University defender, Chandler Vaughn, before passing on their final selection.
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Callum Johnson Out Of Fight With Joe Smith Jr, Searching For Replacement

Joe Smith Jr was set to defend his WBO light heavyweight title on January 15h against Callum Johnson. Just last night it was reported that Johnson had to pull out of the fight due to a positive covid test. Prior to Johnson falling out of this fight, it was said that Anthony Yarde is next in line for a title shot. The question remains, will Yarde be ready to take this fight on short notice or will Joe Smith be looking to rebook this fight for later down the line. Craig Richards has also been rumored to replace Johnson on the 15th, tweeting that his bags are packed and he is just waiting for his schedule for fight week.
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Steve Geffrard Replaces Callum Johnson As Joe Smith's Opponent 1/15 On ESPN

Another training camp won't go to waste for Joe Smith Jr. Steve Geffrard agreed Friday to replace Callum Johnson as Smith’s opponent January 15 in a main event ESPN will televise from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Geffrard (18-2, 12 KOs) is unknown and unproven at the championship level, but the 31-year-old Miami native is in shape because he was scheduled to fight Argentina’s Gonzalo Andreasen (7-8, 6 KOs, 1 NC) in an eight-rounder Saturday night in Delray Beach, Florida.
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Callum Johnson: Briton forced to pull out of Joe Smith Jr fight

Callum Johnson is out of his world title fight against WBO light heavyweight champion Joe Smith Jr in New York after contracting Covid-19. The Briton was due to fight the American next weekend in his second bid to become world champion. "It's a real great shame for Callum," promoter Frank...
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Callum Johnson out of Joe Smith title fight with COVID

Light-heavyweight contender Callum Johnson is out of his January 15 WBO title fight with Joe Smith after testing positive for Covid-19. Johnson and trainer Joe Gallagher were due to fly to New York this weekend ahead of the clash at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona but now promoters Top Rank are looking for a substitue opponent.
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Cruiserweight bout added to Joe Smith Jr. vs Callum Johnson bill

Star Boxing is pleased to announce an NABA Gold Cruiserweight Title bout addition to the Joe Smith Jr. vs Callum Johnson undercard on January 15 at Turning Stone. 25-year-old Pittsburgh based Ukrainian, LYUBOMYR “THE DEMOLITION MAN” PINCHUK (13-2-1 8KO’s) is set to challenge for the vacant NABA Gold Cruiserweight Title against Virginia product JOSE MARIO “BAZOOKA” FLORES (8-2-2 4KO’s) in a 10-round title bout. Pinchuk was most notably seen on Ring City USA against rising undefeated American heavyweight STEPHAN “BIG SHOT” SHAW (15-0 11KO’S).
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Joe Smith Jr. Talks About Fighting Covid, Callum Johnson And (Maybe) Canelo

Joe Smith Jr. has remained on the international boxing stage longer than many would have believed. He first introduced himself in 2016 with a first-round destruction of Andrzej Fonfara in a bout televised on NBC. Six months later, he knocked Bernard Hopkins out of the ring and ended his career. Smith, with his blue-collar story of being a union laborer from New York (and now the owner of a tree service) who was having success among some of the boxing giants, made for a fun character.
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Joe Smith Jr. will take on Callum Johnson in Verona, NY on January 15

Long Island’s Joe Smith Jr. will make the first defense of his WBO light heavyweight world title against British knockout artist Callum Johnson on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y. Smith-Johnson kicks off the Top Rank on ESPN 2022 schedule with a battle between two...
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Joe Smith Jr vs Callum Johnson official for January 15th in New York

Top Rank has officially confirmed its first card of 2022, which will see Joe Smith Jr. defend his WBO light heavyweight title against Callum Johnson on January 15th in Verona, NY. Smith (27-3, 21 KO) was originally supposed to make his inaugural defense against mandatory challenger Umar Salamov ahead of...
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Joe Smith vs. Callum Johnson Made Official For January 15 in Verona

Joe Smith Jr., Long Island’s working class hero, will make the long-awaited first defense of his WBO light heavyweight world title against British knockout artist Callum Johnson on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y. Smith-Johnson kicks off the Top Rank on ESPN 2022 schedule with...
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