Watch Radivoje Kalajdzic vs. Artur Beterbiev Live Stream Online Boxing TV
IBF light heavyweight best on the planet Artur Beterbiev, the main current best on the planet with a 100 percent knockout proportion, will take his iron clench hands to California for the second barrier of his title.
Beterbiev, who as of late marked a long haul agreement with Top Rank, will confront top contender Radivoje “Speedster” Kalajdzic in the headliner Saturday, May 4 at Stockton Arena. In the co-include, Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas, the world’s longest-authoritative 115-pound best on the planet, will make the seventh guard of his IBF junior bantamweight title against No. 1 contender Ryuichi Funai.
Also, in a six-round lightweight uncommon fascination, 18-year-old Stockton local and blue-chip prospect Gabriel Flores Jr. will go head to head against Eduardo Pereira.
Beterbiev-Kalajdzic, Ancajas-Funai, and Flores-Pereira will be broadcast live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes (Spanish) at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m PT. The destined to-be declared undercard will stream live start at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT on ESPN+
Advanced by Top Rank, tickets evaluated at $175, $100, $65, $40, and $25 go at a bargain TODAY, March 19 at 12 p.m. PT, and can be acquired at Ticketmaster.com, by telephone at 800-745-3000 or at the Stockton Arena Ticket Office Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. also, starting three hours before occasion time on occasion days.
“Top Rank is truly eager to convey big-time boxing to Stockton on May 4,” said Top Rank administrator Bob Arum. “The light heavyweight title among Beterbiev and Hot Rod will be an exciting fight. Gabriel Flores Jr. will have the chance to perform before the place where he grew up fans, and we welcome Jerwin Ancajas in an incredible battle against Funai.”
“I am eager to safeguard my IBF light heavyweight title on May 4 against a fantastic rival like Radivoje Kalajdzic,” Beterbiev said. “This will be an extraordinary battle, and I can hardly wait to get in the ring and show by and by why I am the best 175-pound fighter on the planet.”
“I’m excited to get this chance to challenge for a world title against an extraordinary contender like Artur Beterbiev,” Kalajdzic said. “It will be an energizing battle. The two of us hit hard, so anticipate firecrackers. I am centered around verifying a triumph and will exploit this shot. A success opens such huge numbers of entryways for me and will completely change me. On May 4, the light heavyweight division will have another best on the planet.”
Beterbiev (13-0, 13 KOs), a 34-year-old local of Russia, turned expert in 2013 after a novice profession that incorporated a couple of European Championships gold decorations and a gold award at the 2009 World Championships. In just his 6th expert session, he thumped out previous title holder Tavoris Cloud. He won the IBF crown in November 2017 with a fourth-round stoppage over Enrico Kölling in Fresno, California. Beterbiev protected his belt the next October, recuperating from a second-round knockdown to stop Callum Johnson in the fourth. Kalajdzic (24-1, 17 KOs) has won three of every a column since an exceedingly dubious split choice misfortune to Marcus Browne, including a fifth-round stoppage over then-unbeaten Travis Peterkin.
Flores (12-0, 5 KOs) was one of the incomparable U.S. novices in ongoing memory, a boxing wonder who marked with Top Rank in 2016 at 16 years old. He turned into the most youthful contender ever to sign an expert contract with Top Rank and will turn 19 three days before his session against Pereira. He went 6-0 out of 2018 and keep going battled on Feb. 10, cruising to a six-round consistent choice over Alex Torres Rynn. Flores is returning home to bring issues to light for harassing in his locale, a reason that is precious to him.
“I was brought up in Stockton, and it is the city regardless I call home. To get the chance to battle at the huge field before my companions, family, and greatest fans is a blessing from heaven,” Flores said. “This is just the start of my voyage. At some point, I will top off that field as a title holder. I am eager to utilize my stage to demonstrate kids that tormenting is unsuitable and that we should treat everybody with pride and regard.”
“This battle card in Stockton is over two years really taking shape,” said Rick Mirigian, occasion coordinator and Flores’ guide. “This beautiful field sits on the waterfront, and Stockton is a genuine battle town. Search for firecrackers from Flores Jr. in his homecoming in what will be the greatest broadcast game the city has ever observed.”
Ancajas (30-1-2, 20 KOs), a 27-year-old Filipino local, has been a standout amongst the most dynamic title holders in present day boxing, safeguarding his belt multiple times each in 2017 and 2018. Unbeaten in 18 battles going back to 2012, Ancajas is falling off an aggressive draw versus Alejandro Santiago and is trying to bounce back against Funai (31-7, 22 KOs), who has won seven sequential battles. A local of Tokyo, Funai is a previous Japanese super flyweight champion who earned top contender status last June with an eighth-round KO over Warlito Parrenas. In his last session, he thumped out Victor Emanuel Olivo in the second round to stretch out his KO streak to three.
“I was working diligently three weeks after my last battle with Santiago,” Ancajas said. “I will be in the best shape in my up and coming battle with Funai. Falling off my last battle, I truly need to give an incredible exhibition and protect my reality title in style for the fans in Stockton and everybody viewing on ESPN.”
“I am energized for this chance to challenge for a world title and to make my expert introduction in America,” Funai said. “I realize I have the experience and the aptitudes to turn into the new IBF hero of the world. Jerwin and I regard each other, yet this is boxing, and I am going to battle my heart out.”