Two-division world champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and WBO Bantamweight World Champion John Riel Casimero went face-to-face Friday at the official weigh-in, before they headline action live on SHOWTIME this Saturday, August 14 in a Premier Boxing Champions event from Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.
All boxers made weight for Saturday’s which airs live on DAZN from Matchroom Boxing HQ Garden in Brentwood, Essex, England. In the main event, 2016 Olympic Bronze medalist and current rising contender Joshua Buatsi (14-0, 12KOs) faces Ricards Bolotniks (18-5-1, 8KOs) in a scheduled 12-round light heavyweight title eliminator.
Kenya’s Africa middleweight champion Rayton Okwiri (5-0-1, 4 KOs) returns to the ring on Saturday to take on Columbia’s Fidel Monterrosa Munoz (39-25-1, 31 KOs) in an eight round non-title fight in Portland Maine in the United States.
Vergil Ortiz Jr. and Egidijus Kavaliauskas both made weight ahead of their 12-round welterweight bout, which will air live on DAZN from the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. Ortiz weighed 147 on the nose, while Kavaliauskas came in slightly under at 146.6 pounds.
Former multiple-division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero previewed his upcoming showdown against fellow all-action brawler “Vicious” Victor Ortiz before they square off on the Manny Pacquiao vs. Yordenis Ugas FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View undercard Saturday, August 21 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by TGB…