Jezreel Corrales is making his return to the ring for the first time in nearly 18 months.
The former super featherweight champion will be making his lightweight debut on April 27 on the untelevised undercard of the Showtime card from Las Vegas. Corrales will face Richard Zamora in an eight-round bout at 135 pounds.
Corrales once held the WBA "Super" super featherweight title, but his reign ended the day before his last fight, which took place in October 2018. Corrales was stripped of the title by being overweight right before a title defense against Alberto Machado. The fight went on as scheduled and Machado won the title by knocking out Corrales in the eighth round.
Zamora is a 26-year-old fighter from Mexico who sports a 19-3 record as a pro. Zamora was on a six-fight win streak from 2017 to 2018, but that win streak was snapped this past February when he was knocked out by unbeaten contender Mario Barrios in the fourth round of their fight.
Also announced for the undercard is a 10-round welterweight bout between Terrel Williams and Justin DeLoach. Williams is unbeaten as a pro, winning all 17 of his fights and will be fighting for the first time since winning a 10-round decision against David Grayton last September. DeLoach, a former USBA junior middleweight titleholder, has lost two of his last three fights and has an 18-3 pro record.
The card will be headlined by a Showtime-televised bout between Robert Easter Jr. and Rances Barthelemy for the WBA "Regular" lightweight title.