It’s a world title doubleheader from Glendale, Arizona, as Ray Beltran and Isaac Dogboe put their belts on the line.
Beltran (35-7-1, 21 KO) defends his WBO lightweight title in the main event, facing former super featherweight titleholder Jose Pedraza (24-1, 12 KO), with a fight against Vasyl Lomachenko in December likely on the line along with the belt.
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Lightweight Men WBO Title 2018
Event: Beltran vs Pedraza Live Boxing
Date: Saturday, August 25 , 2018
Start Time:10:30 pm ET
The 37-year-old Beltran scratched and clawed his way to a world title, beating Paulus Moses for the vacant strap in February of this year. Pedraza, 29, has won two straight since moving up to 135, following a loss to Gervonta Davis in
In the co-feature, Dogboe (19-0, 13 KO) returns for his first WBO super bantamweight title defense, after winning the title from Jessie Magdaleno in an action fight on April 28. The 23-year-old Ghanaian will face 37-year-old veteran challenger Hidenori Otake (31-2-3, 14 KO) of Japan.
Wil Esco will be on the round-by-round call. Join us!