LAS VEGAS – Undefeated 122-pound champions will collide when WBC Champion Brandon Figueroa takes on WBO titleholder Stephen Fulton Jr. at Dolby Stay within the Park MGM on Saturday night time.
The winner will get one step nearer to the undisputed champion and compete in opposition to WBA (Tremendous) and IBF defending champion Murodjon Akhmadaliev.
FIGUEROA-FULTON: date, battle time, TV channel and stay stream
Figueroa (22-0-1, 17 KOs) reached the spherical of 16 final Could within the seventh spherical in opposition to the beforehand undefeated Luis Nery. Fulton (19-0, eight KOs) dominated Angelo Leo in January to take the WBO title and arrange this much-anticipated battle. The 2 have been initially scheduled to fulfill on September 18, however Figueroa examined optimistic for COVID-19. The battle was postponed to November.
Sporting Information will likely be on the ring to offer stay updates on this unification showdown.
Brandon Figueroa vs. Stephen Fulton Jr. Stay Updates, Highlights
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Gary Antonio Russell escapes with a majority vote over Alejandro Barrios
11:05 pm: The important thing phrase right here is “escape”. Barrios received the followers tonight along with his efficiency, however Russell received away with a majority choice with scores of 95-95, 96-94 and 96-94. Russell waited too lengthy, permitting Barrios to remodel him for a lot of the battle. Happily, the judges gave him a few rounds that stored his unbeaten file intact.
10:49 pm: Okay, it isn’t simply aggressive anymore. Now we have reached the purpose the place Barrios might nicely be forward on the tenth and closing lap. The relentless strain and clear strokes received him greater than a few laps. We’ll see how the jury sees it as we get nearer to the finals. Nevertheless it’s a reasonably good efficiency by the unannounced barrios.
10:38 pm: Effectively that is positively a battle. After six rounds, Barrios has taken some clear photographs whereas Russell continues to attempt to time his progress and take out his opponent with counterattacks. The issue is, Barrios simply will not go away and lure Russell into firefights that he should not be taking part in.
10:28 pm: What was thought-about a no brainer for Russell has turned out to be somewhat extra aggressive as Barrios continues to place strain on Russell, forcing him to work. Russell is upstairs, however the spotlight reel knockout that some have been anticipating has not but arrived.
10:15 pm: We’re stay from Las Vegas and we’re beginning tonight’s present with Gary Antonio Russell vs. Alejandro Barrios in bantamweight.
Figueroa vs. Fulton battle date, begin time
- Date: Saturday November twenty seventh
- Important card: 9:00 p.m. ET | 6:00 p.m. PT
- Important occasion (approx.): 11:30 p.m. ET | 8:30 p.m. PT
Brandon Figueroa’s primary card versus Stephen Fulton Jr. will happen on Saturday, November twenty seventh, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET. Figueroa and Fulton will likely be doing their ring walks round 11:30 p.m. ET, though this time could change relying on the size of earlier bouts.
Which channel is Figueroa vs. Fulton?
Figueroa vs. Fulton will likely be accessible to viewers within the US on Showtime
How a lot does Figueroa vs. Fulton price?
Figueroa vs. Fulton will likely be accessible within the US to anybody with a Showtime subscription.
Brandon Figueroa vs. Stephen Fulton Jr. battle card
- Brandon Figueroa vs. Stephen Fulton Jr. for the WBC and WBO tremendous bantamweight titles
- Ra’eese Aleem versus Eduardo Baez; Tremendous bantam weights
- Gary Antonio Russell def. Alejandro Barrios by majority vote (95-95, 96-94 & 96-94)