Super middleweight top prospect and emerging contender Callum Smith will face Hadillah Mohoumadi on April 2, headlining at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Sky Sports, in what will be a WBC super middleweight eliminator bout, with the winner in line to face the WBC titleholder later this year. The WBC belt is currently held by Badou Jack.
Smith (18-0, 13 KO) closed his 2015 strong with a one-round thrashing of Rocky Fielding, winning the vacant British super middleweight title in a highly anticipated domestic clash where he proved to be the real deal as a top prospect. Though there are certainly domestic fights to be made, no one at that level seems to be a real match for the 25-year-old Smith, the youngest of a fighting family that includes Paul, Stephen, and current 154-pound titleholder Liam.
Mohoumadi (20-3-1, 15 KO) is a 35-year-old French fighter who also holds the European super middleweight title, which will be on the line in the fight as well. If you know him at all, it's probably from his 2012 loss to James DeGale, which followed a defeat at the hands of Nikola Sjekloca. He's won six straight, the best of those victories coming in 2013 against Pawel Glazewksi.
Scotty Cardle (19-0, 6 KO) will defend his British lightweight title in a rematch against Sean Dodd (10-2, 2 KO). The two met in November, with Cardle winning a 12th round stoppage in a tough, bloody fight. Rocky Fielding (21-1, 12 KO) will also return to action on the card, facing another French super middleweight, Christopher Rebrasse (23-4-3, 6 KO).