Tonight at 7 pm ET, preliminary fights from the Kovalev-Ward undercard will stream right here at BLH, including the pro debut of two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields, who faces Franchon Crews in a four-round bout.
There's also an interesting meeting of unbeaten middleweights Botirsher Obidov and Bakhram Murtazaliev, plus the returns of Sonny Fredrickson, Tyler McCreary, and Darmani Rock, and the debut of Meirim Nursultanov in the opening fight.
- Middleweights, 8 Rounds: Botirsher Obidov (6-0-1, 2 KO) vs Bakhram Murtazaliev (6-0, 4 KO)
- Junior Welterweights, 8 Rounds: Sonny Fredrickson (14-0, 9 KO) vs Gabriel Duluc (11-1, 2 KO)
- Super Featherweights, 6 Rounds: Tyler McCreary (11-0, 6 KO) vs Vincent Jennings (5-2-1, 4 KO)
- Super Middleweights, 4 Rounds: Claressa Shields (debut) vs Franchon Crews (debut)
- Heavyweights, 4 Rounds: Darmani Rock (5-0, 4 KO) vs Brice Ritani Coe (4-4-1, 3 KO)
- Middleweights, 4 Rounds: Meirim Nursultanov (debut) vs Henry Beckford (4-5, 1 KO)