Shakur Stevenson isn't the only unbeaten rising star competing on the July 13 Top Rank event taking place in Newark, New Jersey as the company announced the ESPN+ undercard leading into the main card.
Top Rank announced the Indian star and undefeated prospect Vijender Singh will fight on the undercard, taking on Mike Snider in an eight-round super middleweight bout. This will be Singh's first fight since late 2017 and has won all 10 of his pro bouts. Singh, who won a bronze medal in the 2008 Olympics, signed with Top Rank in late 2018. Snider, a 38-year-old fighter with a 13-5-1 record, has faced the likes of Mike Lee and Oleksandr Gvozdyk throughout his career and is coming off a fifth-round stoppage loss to Tommy Hughes back in February.
Joseph Adorno was also announced to be competing on the card, facing Adriano Ramirez in an eight-round lightweight bout. Adorno, who has won 10 of his 12 fights by knockout, last fought in March when he won a six-round decision to Victor Rosas.
Below is the full ESPN+ undercard lineup for the June 13 show from the Prudential Center:
- Vijender Singh vs Mike Snider
- Joseph Adorno vs Adriano Ramirez
- Vito Mielnicki Jr. vs Tamarcus Smith
- Julian Rodriguez vs Hevinson Herrera
- Josue Vargas vs Manuel Lopez
- John Bauza vs Angel Sariana
As for the main card, not only will Stevenson take on Franklin Manzanilla in the 10-round main event on ESPN, but also Joshua Greer Jr. and Nikolai Potapov in a bantamweight bout that will have the winner be ranked No. 2 in the IBF rankings.