Gary Lockett has most recently been quoted in an article called How has Liam Smith responded to his loss against Canelo Alvarez?. Gary Lockett said, “'Beefy' is a very good body puncher; a master at that left hook behind the elbow. My Liam must be wary of that, and he will be. A bit of fear will hopefully encourage him to use his own attributes a bit better. There's ways and means to apply our pressure. Expect Williams to be more switched on mentally than he's ever been. It's true Liam Williams has stopped his last eight – four in title fights – so we're on a roll but, to be fair, Liam Smith was on a very similar run before 'Canelo' halted his momentum.”. Gary Lockett has been quoted a grand total of 6 times in 2 articles.
"Liam Smith is easily the best opponent my kid has faced. He has exceptional shot selection and is more defensively adept than Williams. Smith can be a little lazy when he's on the outside, preferring to use his feet and decent head movement to work[...]
What does 'Beefy' not do so well? That'd be telling.
"'Beefy' is a very good body puncher; a master at that left hook behind the elbow. My Liam must be wary of that, and he will be. A bit of fear will hopefully encourage him to use his own attributes a bit better. There's ways and means to apply our p[...]
It's hard to say what the effects of that conclusive loss to 'Canelo' will be on 'Beefy'. Liam (Smith) claims he learnt a lot but, when you get badly beaten up, it doesn't instil confidence, does it? It's also possible he could react like a wounded [...]
"The secret is out"
"Liam is a great talent, my only problem now if the secret's out now,". "The fight was going to be for the WBO European title, that didn't happen but Ronnie is a name everybody knows and he's a good fighter. It wasn't a risk, not in my mind. It was [...]