Live and Exclusively on ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Saturday, December 8 at 9 p.m. ET from The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
ESPN+ to Stream Undercards Live Starting at 6 p.m. ET
One of the greatest boxing occasions of the year pretense live on ESPN Saturday, December 8 from The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The ruling WBA lightweight victor, Vasiliy Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KOs) is set to go up against WBO champion Jose “Expert marksman” Pedraza (25-1, 12 KOs) in a title unification headliner airing live and only on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 9 p.m. ET, promptly following the live introduction of the 2018 Heisman Trophy Ceremony. Top Rank on ESPN will drop gloves soon after 6 p.m. ET beginning with the undercards on ESPN+ — the new multi-sport, coordinate to-purchaser membership spilling administration from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International portion and ESPN.
Two extra battles round out Saturday’s Top Rank on ESPN with marquee appearances by rising stars Isaac “Imperial Storm” Dogboe and Teofimo Lopez. ESPN+ will stream the undercards live featured by Guido Vianello confronting Luke Lyon (5-1-1, 2 KOs) beginning at 6 p.m. ET.
Calling the battle for ESPN will be Joe Tessitore and Mark Kriegel, with previous two-division world titleholder, Tim Bradley (investigator), correspondent Bernardo Osuna and on-area studio givers Stephen A. Smith, Kevin Connors, previous pound-for-pound two-division best on the planet and 2004 Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward, and ESPN Deportes’ inclusion incorporates play-by-play from Robert Sierra and investigator Delvin Rodriguez. Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jose Pedraza
ESPN’s authentic inclusion of battle week commenced Monday, December 3 with “Top Rank on ESPN: Best of Lomachenko” – a reprise introduction of Vasiliy Lomachenko’s last two battles — Vasiliy Lomachenko versus Guillermo Rigondeaux (December 9, 2017) and Vasiliy Lomachenko versus Jorge Linares (May 12, 2018). Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jose Pedraza