Promoter Eddie HearnMatchroom Boxing) signed an agreement with Department of Culture and Tourism (Abu Dhabi, UAE)after which he announced the debut show as part of this collaboration.
November 5 on Etihad Arena a large-scale boxing evening will take place, in the main event of which the WBA Super light heavyweight champion (up to 79.4 kg) playing for Kyrgyzstan, Russian Dmitry Bivol (20-0, 11 KOs) will meet with mandatory challenger Gilberto Ramirez (44-0, 30 KOs) from Mexico.
Two fights of the main undercard have been unveiled – both are gorgeous:
- – IBF champion in the second featherweight (up to 59 kg) Briton Joe Cordina (15-0, 9 KOs) will meet his mandatory challenger Shavkatjon Rakhimov (16-0-1, 13 KOs) from Tajikistan;
– the absolute champion of the welterweight (up to 66.7 kg) American Jessica McCaskill (12-2, 5 KOs) will try to take away the WBC and IBF belts from the unified champion in super lightweight (up to 63.5 kg) of the British
Shantel Cameron (16-0, 8 KOs).