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Elgin's Andrew ​Smart boxing clever for a title fight early next year

Posted On: 4 Apr 2020   |   Posted By: Press and Journal

Elgin's Andrew ​Smart boxing clever for a title fight early next year

Elgin boxer Andrew Smart is hopeful the coronavirus outbreak will not thwart his target of a Scottish title fight early next year.
Lightweight Smart had been due to headline Northern Sporting club's event at Elgin Town Hall last Friday, prior to the show's cancellation two weeks previously.
After triumphing over Englishman Dean Jones on points in the first professional boxing event to be staged in his hometown in 80 years, Smart hopes to keep his schedule on track once boxing resumes.
Smart said: “We had two dates for Elgin booked in this year. Hopefully our second date, which is in September, will still stand.
“There was meant to be an event at the Beach Ballroom in Aberdeen on June 12, which might still happen. We don't know yet, there has been no word at all about when sport is going to start up again.
“We were hoping to do two more fights at six rounds in March and June, and then go up to eight in Elgin in September.
“If the eight rounds went really well I might have been able to get a Scottish title...

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