Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos now on June 19
Triller Battle Club’s next pay-per-view program is transferring to June 19 at loanDepot Park in Miami and will include 2 defend all 4 belts.
In the primary occasion, light-weight champ Teofimo Lopez will safeguard his IBF-WBA-WBC-WBO title versus compulsory opposition George Kambosos Jr. In the co-main occasion, females’s WBC-WBO incredibly middleweight champ Franchon Crews-Dezurn will satisfy IBF-WBA champ Elin Cederroos.
Lopez is presently a -1000 preferred at BetMGM, with Kambosos at +625.
Kambosos was driving to see loanDepot Park for the very first time and informed Yahoo Sports by phone that it would be a historical night for more factors than simply a set of undeniable title battles atop the card.
“Absolutely 100 percent, I am leaving with those belts,” Kambosos stated. “There are holes in his game and things I will be able to take advantage of and you will see that on June 19.”
Triller won the right to promote the Lopez-Kambosos battle with an astonishing $6.02 million handbag quote. The runner-up quote was $3.56 million by Matchroom Sport. Leading Rank, which has actually promoted Lopez considering that the start of his profession, bid $2.32 million.
Lopez and Top Rank have had a falling out considering that, and Lopez has actually pledged not to eliminate for the business once again.
Heavyweight Michael Hunter will satisfy Mike Wilson in a 10-round WBA world heavyweight title remover. Hunter recently decreased to take part in an IBF heavyweight title remover versus Filip Hrgovic, deciding to take the bout versus Wilson rather.
The other bout on the pay-per-view part of the card will include Andy Vences versus Jono Carroll in a 10-round incredibly featherweight bout.
This will be a pure boxing card with no celeb bouts or legends bout, Peter Kahn, Triller Battle Club’s primary boxing officer, informed Yahoo Sports. Khan stated there will be a significant musical act revealed quickly that will carry out at the program. A heavyweight legends bout in between Evander Holyfield and Kevin McBride had actually formerly been revealed, however that is anticipated to now be kept in July.
June 19 will be an extremely hectic day in boxing. In addition to Lopez-Kambosos, there are 4 other programs that night, consisting of another pay-per-view. On Showtime, Jermall Charlo will safeguard his WBC middleweight title versus Juan Macias Montiel. On ESPN, Naoya Inoue will safeguard his unified bantamweight belts versus versus Michael Dasmarinas. Unbeaten Jaime Munguia will satisfy Maciej Sulecki on DAZN. On pay-per-view, there will be a legends bout in between Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. and Hector Camacho Jr., with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. combating ex-UFC champ Anderson Silva.
Tickets go on sale May 20. The battle will be offered streaming on TrillerFightClub.com and Fite, along with on all significant cable television and satellite systems.
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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.