Smith brothers make boxing history

Stephen, Liam and Paul Smith. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Liam Smith joined his brothers Paul and Stephen as a British champion by beating Erick Ochieng on points in his home city of Liverpool.

Smith added the Lonsdale Belt to his Commonwealth title, seeing off the Londoner after 12 entertaining rounds - 117-112, 117-112 & 116-113.

Eldest brother Paul recently won the super-middleweight title, Stephen is the super-featherweight champion while youngest sibling Callum won the English title on the undercard.