Benavidez vs Gavril Headline Showtime on Friday – The vacant WBC World title at 168 pounds is going home with the winner of Friday’s clash between David Benavidez and Ronald Gavril. The unbeaten Benavidez faces the once-beaten Gavril for the WBC belt previously held by Badou Jack, who vacated to move up to the 175 pound light heavyweight class.
The live event goes down at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas and is promoted by Leonard Ellerbe and Mayweather Promotions among others. Eight fights in all are planned for the live show. The featured bouts are listed below, check your local listings for start times on Showtime. More details in this TBC segment.
Friday, September 8th, 2017 – Hard Rock, Las Vegas, NV
(Card Subject To Change):
168 LBS 12 RDS: David Benavidez (18-0) vs Ronald Gavril (18-1)
168 LBS 10 RDS: Caleb Plant (15-0) vs Alan Campa (16-3)
168 LBS 10 RDS: J’Leon Love (23-1) vs Abraham Han (26-3)
176 LBS 10 RDS: Peter Quillin (32-1-1) vs TBD
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