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Klitschko vs Chisora Undercard Results: Stephen Smith Wins in First Round

Stephen Smith made it a short night of work in Munich, stopping Arpad Vass in 2:44. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Stephen Smith made it a short night of work in Munich, stopping Arpad Vass in 2:44. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

The Klitschko vs Chisora card is underway in Munich, Germany, and the first televised bout has come and gone on BoxNation. As expected, former British featherweight champ Stephen Smith had no trouble in a tune-up bout, stopping Arpad Vass at 2:44 of the opening round.

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Smith (13-1, 7 KO) landed some good right hands pretty quickly on Vass (7-3, 5 KO), and made it a short night's work, which is good, as the 26-year-old Smith has another fight lined up for March 2, when he'll face Ben Jones (12-2-1, 4 KO) at The Troxy in London.

This was Smith's comeback fight following his TKO-8 loss to Lee Selby last September 17, and was more to get him tuned up and back in action than anything.

There's still plenty more to come on the undercard, including a 12-round heavyweight bout between Americans Johnathon Banks (27-1-1, 18 KO) and Nicolai Firtha (20-9-1, 8 KO). We'll continue to bring you the latest updates from the undercard, leading up to the Klitschko vs Chisora main event.

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