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Liam Smith is hoping to be boosted by the ringside support of Steven Gerrard when he fights Saul Canelo Alvarez on Saturday. Anthony Beauvillier Jersey .Smith (23-01, 13 KOs) has spoken to his fellow Liverpudlian about attending his WBO world light-middleweight title defence against Mexican Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) at the AT&T Stadium in Texas.Canelo, who has dropped down a division after relinquishing his WBC middleweight title rather than fight Gennady Golovkin, is a big favourite to relieve Smith of his WBO belt.After two low-risk defences, Smith insists he is ready to for a big step up in class and hopes former Liverpool and England midfielder Gerrard, who now plays for American side LA Galaxy, will be there to see him upset the odds.Boxing fan Gerrard has been out of action since suffering a hamstring injury last month and is a doubt for his sides game against Sporting Kansas City the day after Smith fights Canelo.Steven is supposed to be going to the fight and Ive had a conversation with him about it and because of injury he might be able to make it, Smith told ESPN.Hes a big fan of boxing but hes also a friend of the family and it would be great to have them there if he can make it, but we will have to see.Its a step up but I believe Im ready for this fight. Im not a 32 or 33-year-old looking for a pay day before I get out the game.Im young and a champion and Ive got something to lose. I didnt have to fight Canelo, I chose to fight him and should be getting more money for it.But its not about the money, its about my chance to put myself up there and beat one of the biggest names in the sport.To help prepare for Canelo, Smith has sparred with fellow Briton Kell Brook who was beaten in five rounds by world middleweight No 1 Gennady Golovkin on Saturday.Smith -- one of four boxing brothers -- also sparred with Amir Khan before the Bolton welterweight also stepped up two weight divisions to challenge Alvarez for his WBC middleweight title in May, only to be knocked out in the sixth round.Smith, 28, believes both Brook and Khan had tougher tasks than he does this weekend after the pair stepped up two weight divisions.I definitely think Kells fight was harder because Im very confident I can go out there and win, Smith said.In my opinion Kell wont win but Im a genuine light-middleweight and I think Canelo is a genuine light-middleweight too, so its not like Im coming up two weight divisions like Kell is against Golovkin and like Amir did against Canelo.I know Im solid enough to hold my own with any light-middleweight in the world and Ive wanted this fight for a while.Smith, who flew out to the U.S. on Friday, insists he will not freeze in the biggest fight of his life against Mexican superstar Canelo at the 80,000-seat capacity home of NFL side Dallas Cowboys.There will be thousands there to support Canelo but I wont shrink on the night, Smith said.The outcome will have nothing to do with the size of the occasion.Im not stupid and Im not thinking about losing but if I lose it wont be because I froze on the night because nothing gets to me in life. I will thrive on it.I sparred with Amir before he fought Canelo and it helped being around a fight of that magnitude and getting used to it. Anders Lee Jersey . LOUIS -- Heading into the final stretch of the season, the issues for the Chicago Bears banged-up defence only seem to be getting worse. Jordan Eberle Jersey . LOUIS -- Roman Polak was celebrating even before Alexander Steen scored the winning goal in Saturdays 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. http://www.cheapislandersjerseys.com/?tag=adidas-matt-martin-jersey .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable.ST. LOUIS - Paul Goldschmidt has a new plan for hitting with runners on base. So far, it is working well. Goldschmidt ripped a run-scoring single in the 14th inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Arizona, which improved to 7-2 in extra innings, has won three of four. St. Louis (38-20), which still has the best record in the majors, has lost all four of its extra-inning games this season. Goldschmidt believed he let his teammates down during crunch time toward the end of last season even though he batted .305 with runners on base. "Im not sure about the numbers, but I felt like I struggled with runners on," he said. So he found an interesting way to change the situation. Goldschmidts winning hit improved his average to .376 with runners on base. "I pretend there is nobody on base and just stick with my same approach," he said. "Its worked so far. Well see what happens the rest of the year." A.J. Pollock hit a three-run homer for Arizona, and Willie Bloomquist had four hits in the 4-hour, 53-minute game. Josh Collmenter (2-0) earned the win with four innings of scoreless relief. Heath Bell recorded his 10th save in 12 opportunities. Allen Craig and Shane Robinson homered for St. Louis, which fell to 4-3 on its nine-game homestand. Goldschmidt drove in Gerardo Parra with a one-out, line-drive single up the middle off Victor Marte (0-1), who walked two batters before the winning hit. "Hes just got a great approach up there," Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said of Goldschmidt. Arizona is 10-2 in its last 12 road games against NL Central opponents. Bell gave up a leadoff double to Yadier Molina in the 14th before retiring the next three hitters. The Diamondbacks are 3-3 on their eight-game trip. "An outstanding baseball game," Gibson said. "We would have liked to have won it earlier, but we didnt give in. Weve had several of these (extra inning) games, more than anybody." Arizona beat St. Louis 10-9 in 16 innings on April 3. The Diamondbacks bullpen, led by Collmenter, allowed only one run over the final 8 1-3 innings. Collmenter, who earned the win in the earlier 16-inning game, struck out five and gave up four hits. "He was the hero of the game," Arizona infielder Martin Prado saiid. Pat LaFontaine Jersey. The Cardinals rallied from 4-1 and 6-3 deficits and tied the game in the seventh on a run-scoring single by Carlos Beltran. "I was proud of the way the guys battled all night long right to the end," St. Louis manager Mike Matheny said. "The best thing to come out of this is that we battled." Pollocks three-run homer staked the Diamondbacks to a 4-1 lead in the fourth. St. Louis infielder David Freese had a career-high four hits and extended his career-best hitting streak to 14 games with a single in the sixth. He added singles in the eighth, 10th and 12th. "You want to win these games, especially after a long night," Freese said. "But you have to hand it to those guys over there. They took care of business." Pollock drilled a 2-0 pitch into the first row of the left-field bleachers off St. Louis rookie starter Michael Wacha, who gave up six runs in 4 2-3 innings. Pollack has hit safely in eight of nine games. St. Louis cut the deficit to 4-3 on Craigs fourth homer of the season. Arizona answered with two runs in the fifth to stretch its lead to 6-4. Goldschmidt doubled in Didi Gregorius, who began the inning with a hit. Jason Kubel followed with a run-scoring single. The Cardinals scored single runs in the fifth and sixth to get within 6-5. St. Louis infielder Matt Carpenter stretched his hitting streak to a career-best 13 games with a leadoff triple in the first. Arizona left-hander Tyler Skaggs gave up five runs in 5 2-3 innings. It was his second start of the season and eighth of his career. NOTES: Wacha and Skaggs, two former first-round draft choices, were born 12 days apart in July 1991. ... St. Louis RHP Joe Kelly (0-2, 6,75) will make his first start of the season Wednesday against Wade Miley (3-5, 5.01) in the third game of the four-game series. ... Arizona is the only team in the majors that hasnt been shut out this season. ... St. Louis RHP Jake Westbrook went 3 2-3 innings and allowed one run and six hits in a rehab start on Tuesday for the Cardinals Double-A team in Springfield, Mo. Westbrook, who threw 45 strikes in 60 pitches, went on the disabled list on May 9 because of right elbow inflammation. "Everything felt good," he said. "I was a little erratic with my pitches, but thats expected the first time out." Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '