The press conference to reveal full details of Matchroom USA’s first major show on the new DAZN platform is due to take place on Wednesday in Chicago.
Promoter Eddie Hearn will address the media with full details of the maiden collaboration ‘Worlds Collide’ at Wintrust Arena, which is spawned from a billion dollar deal with the streaming giant.
World-rated Welterweight and former two-weight World champion Jessie Vargas headlines the bill and his opponent will be announced by Hearn on the day.
Fearsome puncher Artur Beterbiev defends his IBF World Light-Heavyweight title against unbeaten Briton banger Callum Johnson.
Classy WBA World Super-Bantamweight ruler Daniel Roman defends his title against former WBC title challenger in Britain’s Gavin McDonnell.
Heavyweight star Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller will look to further his claims to major title action on the card. Miller’s forthcoming foe will also be named in the Windy City.
Matchroom suffered a blow when Conor McGregor announced his return to the octagon for the same date, although Hearn seemed unfazed and has continued plans to make the show a success.
Meanwhile, an outstanding poster was unveiled by Hearn, which should see more nationalities grace the bill when further particulars of the show are confirmed on Wednesday.