Charlie Sims reveals that his man John Ryder was close to fighting Chris Eubank Jr and Billy Joe Saunders before Callum Smith
Good things come to those who wait and it would require a heart of stone to begrudge John Ryder his November 23 Super WBA super-middleweight title challenge to Callum Smith. The Islington man has experienced a lengthy career, never shirked a challenge and is in the form of his life.
Previous to the Smith fight being agreed, Ryder was close to meeting first Chris Eubank Jr then old foe Billy Joe Saunders, who was in action on Saturday.
Here, Ryder’s manager Charlie Sims explains how the Smith shot finally came to fruition.