Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing USA have announced the line-up for their first show in the USA. The show will take place at the Wintrust Arena in Chicage on October 6 and will be aired live on DAZN.
Headlining the show, former two-weight World champion Jessie Vargas, will set his sights on another world title shot as he squares off against former world title challenger, Thomas Dulorme.
In the co-main event the rugged Russian, Artur Beterbiev, defends his IBF Light Heavyweight crown against Britain’s Callum Johnson. Undefeated in 12 outings, with all his wins coming by way of KO, Beterbiev will be hoping to continue his brutal winning streak against another undefeated puncher in Johnson.
WBA World Super-Bantamweight champion, Daniel Roman, will also defend his title for the third time against Britain’s Gavin McDonnell. Roman claimed his title on the road, securing a stoppage victory over Shun Kobo. Roman then reutrned to Japan defending his crown against Ryo Matsumoto, before returning to California to make a second defence against Moises Flores.
“Big Baby” Miller will look to throw his name into mix as a heavyweight contender as he squares off against former two-weight World champion, Tomasz Adamek.