Dalton Smith is not feeling the pressure up front in his clash with Sheffield United’s Sam O’Maison.

Dalton Smith is not feeling the pressure up front in his clash with Sheffield United’s Sam O’Maison.


Dalton Smith and Sam Omeson meet for the vacant British Super Lightweight title tomorrow night on DAZN.

Dalton Smith is under no pressure heading into a fight with Sheffield rival Sam Omeson tomorrow night for the vacant British super lightweight title. DAZN (Except Australia and New Zealand).

Smith is one of the hottest prospects in British boxing and this fight marks the first time he’s been on a card in his hometown of Sheffield, and it’s an exciting event.

“There are no easy fights in boxing at this stage of your career. I’m really worried about the support and how it sells. It’s going to be electric on Saturday night,” Smith said at Thursday’s pre-fight press conference.

“At the end of the day, it’s just me and Sam in there. I’ve got that experience behind me and Saturday night it’s going to be like Dalton Smith’s homecoming. The next step.

“You can say there are easy ways to go. I could go international, but I want to do it the right way. I look at the division I’m in and I’m probably one of the hardest. At the moment, in boxing, I want to do it right, I have full confidence in my abilities and where I can go. I know. The British is one belt I’ll pick up on my way.

“You saw how Sheffield Wednesday got behind me. That wasn’t forced, that’s because they wanted to. They showed love and support. It’s not just the football club, it’s who Sheffield is getting behind. Me now.

“The ticket sales show that. 5,000 will be in there. The atmosphere will be hostile. This is what we dream of and I can’t wait to stand on that stage drinking it all in. Work really hard for nights like this. There’s no pressure on me because I’ve been doing these since I was 5. Because I want nights.

Smith’s clash with Omeson headlined a card featuring Sandy Ryan, Johnny Fisher and Campbell Hatton.

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