Your fight-size boxing update:
- The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the ticket sales and attendance info for the June 15 Top Rank on ESPN+ card from Las Vegas that was headlined by Tyson Fury's second-round TKO win over Tom Schwarz. The gate ended up being $882,145 with 5,489 tickets sold and additional 1,187 being comps.
- Later today is a Matchroom Boxing-promoted card from York Hall that will be streamed on DAZN. Below are the official weights of all the fights on the card:
WBA Continental welterweight title (147-pound limit):
- Conor Benn: 146.2 lbs
- Jussi Koivula: 147 lbs
British junior middleweight title (154-pound limit):
- Ted Cheeseman: 152.4 lbs
- Keiron Conway: 153.3 lbs
British light heavyweight title eliminator (175-pound limit):
- Craig Richards: 174.3 lbs
- Andre Sterling: 173.2 lbs
Super bantamweight bout:
- Shannon Courtenay: 120.4 lbs
- Valerija Sepetovska: 122.1 lbs
- Charles Frankham: 135 lbs
- Ilgvars Krauklis: 128.6 lbs
- Reece Bellotti: 127.6 lbs
- Josue Bendana: 132.3 lbs
Light heavyweight bout:
- Duane Sinclair: 174.2 lbs
- Anthony Fox: 170.4 lbs
- At the weigh-ins, there was a heated confrontation between Sterling and unbeaten rising contender Joshua Buatsi, which can be seen below.
-- BUATSI-STERLING CLASH AT BENN-KOIVULA WEIGH-IN! --— Boxing Social (@boxing_social) June 20, 2019
British light heavyweight champion @boxingbuatsi and rival @andresterling_ clashed at today's #BennKoivula weigh-in in London... --
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-- @Betfred#Boxing pic.twitter.com/WLtwPDDc30
- Seven-division world champion Amanda Serrano revealed on Twitter that she is no longer competing for Combate Americas as an MMA fighter and is looking to pursue a run at Bellator MMA. Serrano last fought as a boxer this past January when she captured the WBO super flyweight world title.
Im no longer w/@combateamericas took time to concentrate on getting my JiuJitsu & Wrestling to match my strikes. Things are coming along nicely. In a few months I’ll be returning to the cage Better than B4— Amanda Serrano ---- (@Serranosisters) June 18, 2019
Time to build on my undefeated record, looking @ @BellatorMMA in return -- pic.twitter.com/4Hp9o3cwJq
- The BKFC 6 pay-per-view headlined by Paulie Malignaggi vs. Artem Lobov will be available to purchase in the United Kingdom on Premier Sports for £9.99 on June 22.
- Hartford Boxing Promotions reaches agreement with Star Boxing to co-promote unbeaten prospect Richard "Popeye The Sailor Man" Rivera. Rivera will face Brian Howard on June 28 in Monticello, New York for the vacant American Boxing Organization (ABO) cruiserweight title.