Press Release: By DAZN – PHOENIX, ARIZONA, Dec. 19, 2019 – DAZN closes out its first full year in boxing with a stacked card highlighted by Daniel ‘Miracle Man’ Jacobs making his Super Middleweight debut against Mexican star Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Friday, Dec. 20 at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona.
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The main card of the evening will feature Julio Cesar Martinez taking on Cristofer Rosales for the vacant WBC World Flyweight title in a 12-round bout, and Maurice Hooker will make his Welterweight debut against Uriel Perez in a 10-round bout. The preliminary bouts will showcase Liam Smith battling Roberto Garcia, Josh Kellygoing up against Winston Campos, and undefeated Reshat Mati taking on Rakim Johnson.
Ahead of their bouts tomorrow night, the fighters stepped on the scales for the official weigh-in on Thursday afternoon.
DAZN coverage on Friday night will begin at 7 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. MST, with the main card starting at 9 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. MST.
12-Round Super Middleweight Bout @ 173 lbs.
Daniel Jacobs: 167.7 lbs.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr: 172.7 lbs.
12-Round WBC World Flyweight Title Bout @ 112 lbs.
Julio Cesar Martinez: 112 lbs.
Cristofer Rosales: 111.3 lbs.
10-Round Welterweight Bout @ 144 lbs.
Maurice Hooker: 144.3lbs.
Uriel Perez: 141.9 lbs.
6-Round Welterweight Bout @ 148 lbs.
Rashad Mati: 145.8 lbs.
Rakim Johnson: 146.4 lbs.
10-Round Welterweight Bout @ 151 lbs.
Josh Kelly: 150.4 lbs.
Winston Campos: 148.4 lbs.
10-Round Middleweight Bout @ 160 lbs.
Liam Smith: 159.9 lbs.
Roberto Garcia: 155.5 lbs.
DAZN looks forward to kicking off the new year with two highly-anticipated cards featuring junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia moving up to middleweight to face Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan on Jan. 11, and undefeated middleweight star Demetrius Andrade defending his WBO world middleweight title against contender Luke Keeler in Miami on Thursday, Jan. 30. Also on that card will be IBF world super featherweight titlist Tevin Farmer defending against JoJo Diaz, and unified super bantamweight Daniel Roman defending his titles against Murodjon Akhmadaliev.
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DAZN is the largest global sports streaming service. Since launching in 2016, DAZN has expanded to nine countries across four continents with its app available for download in the United States, Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Japan and Brazil. In the U.S., DAZN has made its mark as an attractive alternative to pay-per-view within the combat sports industry. The service features big fights from Matchroom Boxing, Golden Boy Promotions, GGG Promotions, Bellator MMA, the World Boxing Super Series and Combate Americas, all for one affordable price, on any device – including smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, games consoles and PCs. DAZN also features The Pat McAfee Show, live MLB action each day of the season with its daily show ChangeUp and a growing number of projects from DAZN Originals.
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