Featherweight sensation Shakur Stevenson will go for his first world title when he faces Joet Gonzalez in the main event of a Top Rank on ESPN+ card. Shakur Stevenson vs. Joet Gonzalez at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada, on Saturday at 10 p.m. ET. The undercard will air at 6:30 p.m. ET, also on usonlinetv.com.
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Stevenson vs Gonzalez live stream on ESPN+ immediately preceding Stevenson-Gonzalez at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
Mayer-Zamora and undercard bouts will stream on ESPN+ beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.
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“Joshua and Mikaela are two of the most charismatic young fighters in boxing,” said Top Rank chairman Bob Arum. “Having them on the card in tough fights. Along with a great championship bout in Stevenson-Gonzalez, is a bonus for Reno fight fans and everyone watching on ESPN+.”
His last two bouts — a close decision over Nikolai Potapov and a knockout of Giovanni Escaner — were televised on ESPN. leading Greer to coin himself “Mr. ESPN.” He is currently ranked No. 2 by the IBF, and if he beats Nieves. He could be in line for a world title opportunity in 2020.
Greer complements his in-ring acumen with one-of-a-kind flair. Before each fight, he has a custom pillow made, which he unveils after knocking out his opponent. He is 10-0 with eight knockouts since debuting the “Night Night” pillow concept before his March 2017 knockout over James Smith.
Nieves (19-2-2, 11 KOs), from Cleveland, Ohio, is a professional loan officer by day and a longtime contender. Who won the NABO bantamweight title in June 2016. Shakur Stevenson vs. Joet Gonzalez live tv news.
He lost the belt via split decision to Potapov the following year. Then dropped down to super flyweight for a world title opportunity against pound-for-pound great Naoya Inoue.
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Nieves was stopped in six rounds by Inoue, and he has won two in a row by stoppage since returning as a bantamweight. “I want to show everyone on October 26 what I’ve been working on. I’m only getting better.
Every fight is a learning experience, and I am going to show Antonio Nieves what I’m about,” Greer said. “The knockout didn’t come in my last fight, but it’s all part of the game. I’m bringing back the pillow, and after I beat Nieves, I will be Mr. ESPN+.”