The Planet Sport Boxing Show: Is Ben Davison the best trainer in the UK?

Mark Smith and Joe Hewlett return for the latest show, reflecting on Team GB in Tokyo, Fight Camp, Ben Davison and Canelo Alvarez's next fight.

Olympic success

Team GB have had a sensational summer when it comes to boxing.

Ben Whittaker and Pat McCormack have won silver medals while Frazer Clarke, Karris Arginstall claimed bronze medals.

Galal Yafai and Lauren Price remain in their respective categories at flyweight and middleweight.

They fight in their semi-finals on Thursday and remain in contention to win gold.

Following the Olympics, there are always fighters who decide to leave the amateurs to fight on the pro circuit.

Clarke, Whittaker and Price seem more than likely to turn over but who is most suited to the professional format?

Fight Camp a success

Despite Conor Benn withdrawing from the opening weekend of Fight Camp 2.0, the first UK show on DAZN delivered a brilliant card.

Huge underdog Leigh Wood overcame China's Xu Can in the main event to become WBA featherweight champion.

The Nottingham-fighter produced an incredible performance under Ben Davison, a trainer who has not lost in the corner since 2016.

Despite some bizarre criticism towards Davison, the coach is no longer known for his work with Tyson Fury.

He currently works alongside undisputed champion Josh Taylor, WBC lightweight king Devin Haney and Wood. He is the hottest property in the UK right now when it comes to trainers.

Elsewhere on the card, there was a sensational battle between Tommy McCarthy and Chris Billam Smith.

While Carl Frampton's appearance gathered a lot of attention with Shane McGuigan in the opposite corner, the fight itself overshadowed the pre-fight drama.

Billam Smith earned a split decision victory to add the British and European titles to his Commonwealth strap at cruiserweight.

Canelo vs Bivol?

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez is yet to announce his next opponent despite being set to fight next month on Mexican Independence weekend.

Caleb Plant was expected to be his next bout to determine super middleweight's first undisputed champion.

It appears talks have broken down due to Plant wanting a bigger purse which has opened the door to Canelo facing Dmitry Bivol at 168 pounds.

Bivol currently holds the WBA crown at light heavyweight but is open to moving down for a chance to take on boxing's biggest star.

Tommy Fury, Daniel Dubois and Kid Galahad

The show also discusses the American debuts for Tommy Fury and Daniel Dubois who will both feature on the undercard of Jake Paul's fight against Tyrone Woodley at the end of August.

Could Paul beat Fury if they actually fought? Joe Hewlett seems to think so.

Fight Camp also returns this weekend and the main event will see a rematch between Kid Galahad and Jazza Dickens for the IBF featherweight world title.

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