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[boxing] William Zepeda vs. Maxi Hughes // dazn tv

William Zepeda vs. Maxi Hughes, 12 rounds, IBF and WBA lightweight title eliminator.

The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest is an eliminator for the vacant IBF lightweight championship of the world.

Date: Saturday, March 16
Start time: 5 p.m.
Main event ringwalks (approx): 8 p.m.

About match:

William Zepeda’s undefeated record is on the line.

The undefeated William Zepeda returns to action on Saturday night when he takes on the experienced Maxi Hughes.

Hughes felt hard done by in his previous fight in July when he lost a controversial majority decision to George Kambosos Jr, now he looks to put himself back into contention for a world title shot.

Zepeda however will pose a dangerous threat to Hughes with the Mexican winning his last two fights by way of knockout.

Also, on the undercard will be Victor Morales’ and Luis Reynaldo Nunez’s contest for the WBA World Featherweight championship and Floyd Schofield’s and Esteuri Metiver Suero’s bout.

Where is Zepeda vs. Hughes?

The fight will take place at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Las Vegas.

William Zepeda record and bio

Nationality: Mexican
Date of birth: June 4, 1996
Height: 5′ 9″
Reach: 69.5″
Total fights: 29
Record: 29-0 (25 KOs)

Maxi Hughes record and bio

Nationality: British
Date of birth: March 4, 1990
Height: 5′ 7″
Reach: 66.9″
Total fights: 34
Record: 26-6-2 (5 KOs)

Zepeda vs. Hughes fight card

William Zepeda vs. Maxi Hughes; Lightweight
Floyd Schofield vs. Esteuri Suero; Lightweight
Eric Priest vs. Jose Sanchez; Middleweight
Tristan Kalkreuth vs. Marquice Weston; Cruiserweight
Joel Iriarte vs. TBA; Welterweight

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