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Artur Beterbiev takes on Oleksandr Gvozdyk in a big unification tonight on ESPN.
Artur Beterbiev and Oleksandr Gvozdyk are set for action tonight on ESPN in a light heavyweight unification fight from Philadelphia.
Prelim coverage will start at 6:30 pm ET on ESPN+, with the main card going live on ESPN at 10 pm ET. Wil Esco will be here with live round by round coverage for the main card.
Beterbiev will defend the IBF 175-pound title, with Gvozdyk putting his WBC belt on the line in the main event. Both fighters are undefeated, had good amateur careers, and have become top-tier professionals.
In the co-feature, welterweight veteran Luis Collazo will take on rising potential contender Kudratill Abdukakhorov in a 10-round bout.
Here’s the full lineup:
Prelims (ESPN+, 6:30 pm ET)
- Michael Seals (23-2, 17 KO) vs Elio Heraldo Trosch (14-8-2, 7 KO), light heavyweights, 10 rounds
- Josue Vargas (14-1, 9 KO) vs Johnny Rodriguez (9-4-1, 6 KO), junior welterweights, 8 rounds
- John Bauza (13-0, 5 KO) vs Donald Ward (11-11-1, 5 KO), junior welterweights, 8 rounds
- Joseph Adorno (13-0, 11 KO) vs Damian Alejandro Sosa (9-2, 7 KO), lightweights, 8 rounds
- Julian Rodriguez (17-0, 11 KO) vs Leonardo Doronio (17-16-3, 11 KO), junior welterweights, 6 rounds
- Sonny Conto (4-0, 3 KO) vs Steven Lyons (5-5, 2 KO), heavyweights, 4 rounds
- Jeremy Adorno (2-0, 1 KO) vs Misael Reyes (1-2, 0 KO), super bantamweights, 4 rounds
Main Card (ESPN, 10:00 pm ET)
- Artur Beterbiev (14-0, 14 KO) vs Oleksandr Gvozdyk (17-0, 13 KO), light heavyweights, 12 rounds
- Luis Collazo (39-7, 20 KO) vs Kudratillo Abdukakhorov (16-0, 9 KO), welterweights, 10 rounds