Liam Smith vs Jessie Vargas UK start time, TV channel, live stream and ring walks

Whilst the headlines will belong to Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano as they do battle for the undisputed lightweight championship, there a number of interesting fights on the undercard, including Liverpudlian Liam Smith’s return to action.

The 33-year-old takes on American, Jessie Vargas, as both fighters look to continue operate at a high-level in the Super Welterweight division, with both in the mix for a world title shot at 154lbs. With Smith having already lost three fights during his professional career, defeat on Saturday could seriously damage his chances of earning another world title fight before he hangs up his gloves.

‘Beefy’ is 30-3-1 his professional career and beat Anthony Fowler in his last bout in October, winning via TKO for the WBA International light-middleweight title. Vargas has also competed at world level but hasn’t been under the lights since losing to Mikey Garcia in February 2020 after the 32-year-old was dropped by Garcia in the fifth round, winning via unanimous decision.

When is Smith v Vargas?
The fight will take place on Saturday, 30th April. Coverage will start from 12:30am (BST) with the fight expected to start at around 2:00am (BST).

Where is Smith v Vargas taking place?
The bout will be taking place at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

How do I watch Smith v Vargas?
The Smith vs. Vargas fight is available on DAZN in the U.K., Ireland, and more than 200 countries (except for Australia and New Zealand).

The DAZN app is available globally on most internet-connected devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, PCs, and living room devices such as smart TVs, streaming sticks, and game consoles.

DAZN is also available on web browsers on A monthly subscription in the U.K. and Ireland is £7.99. Click here to sign up or learn more about DAZN.

Who is on the fight card?
Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano; For Taylor’s WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF world female lightweight titles

Jessie Vargas vs. Liam Smith; Super welterweight

Franchon Crews Dezurn vs. Elin Cederroos; For the WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF super middleweight titles

Galal Yafai vs. Miguel Cartagena; WBC international flyweight title

Reshat Mati vs. Joe Eli Hernandez; Welterweight

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