Savannah Marshall will bid to reclaim her standing as a world champion this weekend, as the previous middleweight title holder strikes up a division to problem Franchon Crews-Dezurn for her undisputed belts.
Marshall was unbeaten till she suffered a call loss to Claressa Shields final 12 months, a consequence that noticed the Briton lose her WBO middleweight title as Shields grew to become undisputed within the division.
Now, the Hartlepool fighter takes on one other American in Crews-Dezurn, who will put all 4 of her super-middleweight belts on the road in opposition to Marshall in Manchester. Marshall will take encouragement from an novice victory over Crews-Dezurn, whom she outpointed in 2011.
The occasion marks one other massive night time in girls’s boxing, with Natasha Jonas additionally in motion and searching for to grow to be a two-weight world champion.
Right here’s all it’s good to know.
When is it?
The fight will happen on Saturday 1 July on the AO Enviornment in Manchester.
The principle card is scheduled to start at 7pm BST (11am PT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET), with ring walks for the principle occasion due at roughly 10pm BST (2pm PT, 4pm CT, 5pm ET).
How can I watch it?
Within the UK, the occasion will air reside on Sky Sports activities and on the broadcaster’s web site and Sky Go app. Within the US, ESPN+ will air the fights reside.
Marshall – 1/4
Crews-Dezurn – 16/5
Draw – 14/1
Full card (topic to alter)
Franchon Crews-Dezurn (C) vs Savannah Marshall (WBC, WBO, WBA and IBF girls’s super-middleweight titles)
Natasha Jonas vs Kandi Wyatt (vacant IBF girls’s welterweight title)
Zak Chelli vs Mark Jeffers (super-middleweight)
Ben Whittaker vs Vladimir Belujsky (light-heavyweight)
Callum Simpson vs Boris Crighton (super-middleweight)
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