ITV has declared undefeated IBF and WBA “Quick” Jarrett Hurd will shield his titles against top contender Julian “J-Rock” Williams live on ITV4 in a mouth-watering match-up under its arrangement with Haymon Sports Premier Boxing Champions [PBC].
Watch the Hurd versus Williams Face To Face appear on our ITV Boxing YouTube channel here.
In a conflict radiated live from FuboTV the EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, FuboTv Virginia on the night of Saturday May 11, Hurd v Williams guarantees to be a standout amongst the best matches that can be made in the super welterweight division. Two of the division’s most youthful and hungriest contenders will square off on the walk toward an undisputed world title.
Date: Sunday, May 12, 2019 Source
Location: EagleBank Arena, Virginia, United States Source
Hurd (23-0, 16 KOs) has just gotten two titles at 154lbs with heart-beating triumphs in one of the hardest divisions in boxing. Tony Harrison was the first to be halted for a ninth-round knockout to catch the IBF title in 2017. He effectively shielded the title with another triumph when he turned into the primary individual to stop previous best on the planet Austin Trout. The WBA title pursued when the 28-year-old dropped Erislandy Lara, winning a split choice in the accord 2018 Fight of the Year last April.
His adversary Williams (26-1-1, 16 KOs) never withdraws from a test, battling his way once again into conflict for a second world title shot. Four straight triumphs since annihilation to Jermall Charlo in a 2016 big showdown coordinate has seen him back in the casing to get belts.
Incorporated into that run were amazing triumphs over previous best on the planet Ishe Smith and contender Nathaniel Gallimore. The 28-year-old from Philadelphia is falling off a knockout triumph over Francisco Javier Castro on December 1.
Hurd says: “I couldn’t be more joyful to battle at home out of the blue as a boss.
“The place where I grew up has been requesting that I bring the title back home and now I can. Julian Williams is an intense rival and I don’t consider him to be a venturing stone. He’s tricky, specialized and on a very basic level sound. I need to go out and get a definitive win and demonstrate that I’m on an unexpected dimension in comparison to every other person in the division.”
Williams says: “Jarrett Hurd is a decent, solid warrior that is extremely hot at the present time. This is a main residence battle for him, however Philly isn’t that a long way from Virginia. I’m anticipating putting on an energizing battle for the majority of the fans, and in particular winning those titles and appearing world that I am the best in the 154-pound division.”
The battle denotes the most recent significant occasion to be appeared, at air, on ITV4 under the new arrangement declared toward the finish of 2018 among ITV and PBC. The world-class activity from occasions for the following three years incorporates allowed to-air communicates on ITV’s channels, including ITV primary channel and ITV4 and ITV Hub, and will likewise incorporate pay per sees on ITV’s PPV channel, ITV Box Office.
This arrangement for boxing adds to ITV Sport’s arrangement of top of the line occasions, which incorporates select allowed to air inclusion of the England football crew’s qualifiers for both the European Championship and World Cup, La Liga, the 6 Nations and restrictive inclusion of the Rugby World Cup, top dimension boxing, UK horse dashing, the Tour de France and the French Open.