British junior welterweight champion Dalton Smith is motivated to work his method as much as the highest fighters in his weight class.
This previous weekend on the Manchester Enviornment, Smith gained a unanimous determination in his necessary protection in opposition to Kaisee Benjamin.
Smith is now hoping to get larger challenges within the coming yr.
“I am most likely in one of many hardest divisions and there is loads of fights on the market for me. I am at all times going to be in good fights. I am by no means going to be wanting dance companions. The longer term seems brilliant. There’s some massive fights on the market,” Smith stated to Sky Sports activities.
Two of the boxers on the prime of the load class, are countrymen Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall.
Taylor, who turned the undisputed champion in 2021, remains to be thought to be the highest canine on the weight. At the moment he is solely holding the WBO strap after vacating three titles to make a rematch with Catterall in early 2023.
“Though [Taylor is at] the identical weight, they have been idols to me coming by way of. I at all times stated Josh pound-for-pound was probably the greatest fighters on the planet. I am a fan of each Catterall and Josh. They’re the highest of the sport, they’re the place I need to get to, they’re the fighters I am trying as much as,” Smith stated.
“They are saying maintain working arduous until your idols change into your rivals. That is what it’s. Josh, pound-for-pound probably the greatest fighters on the planet and to get feedback like that, it reveals they’re maintaining a tally of me and I am impressing.
“It is each boxer’s dream. You need to win world titles. To change into undisputed, not many fighters do it. Solely a handful of fighters really do it. To have the ability to try this, that places you within the historical past books. You are within the historical past books endlessly as one of many best fighters of all time.”