Joe Smith Jr., Long Island’s knockout specialist, is looking to add two more light heavyweight titles to his resume.
The WBO champ is set to face-off against IBF and WBC title holder Artur Beterbiev this Saturday at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden. For those looking to watch it from home, the match will be available on ESPN+.
It’s a battle of the bruisers.
The Shirley fighter is 28-3 (22 KOs) and Beterbiev is a perfect 17-0 (17 KOs).
Ahead of the fight, Smith Jr. took some time to speak with Greater Long Island sports contributor Jamie Stuart via a Zoom call. The two talk about the upcoming fight and other big things going on in Smith Jr.’s life.
Watch it below.