4 World Title Fights, Okolie vs Billam-Smith, Wood vs Lara, Lopez vs Conlan & Jerusalem vs Collazo
It’s a thrilling week ahead in boxing with four World title fights across the UK and the US.
Lawrence Okolie defends his WBO World Cruiserweight title against Chris Billam-Smith at The Vitality Stadium. Smith has won his last three hometown fights and will face Okolie, a friend and former teammate.
The rematch between Mauricio Lara and Leigh Wood for the WBA World Featherweight Title is also on the cards. Wood is eager to reclaim his title at Manchester’s AO Arena following a knockdown loss to Lara three months ago.
Michael Conlan is set to compete against IBF champion Luis Alberto Lopez in Belfast. Conlan, who suffered a loss to Leigh Wood last year, is looking to reclaim glory in his homecoming bout.
In the US, Melvin Jerusalem defends his WBO World Minimumweight Title against the undefeated Oscar Collazo, a promising talent. Taking place at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California, this undercard fight is a much-awaited clash.
This exciting weekend promises high stakes and thrilling match-ups in the boxing world.