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Liam Smith vs. Jimmy Kelly added to 12/19 Andy Lee vs. Billy Joe Saunders card

This will be Smith's fourth fight of 2015.

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Patrick Stumberg is a freelance writer for SB Nation, first joining the network in 2011 before linking up with Bad Left Hook in 2015.

Assuming it actually happens this time, December 19th's middleweight title bout between Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders won't be the only WBO championship on the line in Manchester. Super welterweight titlist Liam Smith will make his first defense on the card, facing unbeaten countryman "Jimmy" Kelly.

This will be the second time Smith has been booked on this fight's undercard during its amazing journey.

Smith (21-0-1, 11 KO) stopped John Thompson in seven last month, earning the vacant WBO belt and his sixth-straight (T)KO.  Smith also became the first of four brothers to earn a world title, which I'm certain he will not be letting them forget during Thanksgiving dinner.

Kelly (16-0, 7 KO), a 23-year-old competitor with less than four years' professional experience under his belt, is less than a year removed from a four-round fight with a 2-4-1 opponent. BoxNation was quick to rush to his defense as a legitimate challenger.

They are, of course, full of shit and Smith is going to smash his face. At least he's staying busy, right?

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