Weight and running order are confirmed for Saturday night’s Sky Sports and DAZN televised welterweight clash between David Avanesyan and Josh Kelly.
19:00 LIVE ON SKY SPORTS & DAZN
10 x 3 mins vacant WBA International Featherweight Title
JORDAN GILL 8st 13lbs 5oz v
CESAR JUAREZ 8st 13lbs 2oz
4 x 3 mins Heavyweight contest
JOHNNY FISHER 16st 13lbs 10oz v
MATT GORDON 17st 3lbs 10oz
10 x 3 mins vacant IBF Intercontinental Super-Lightweight Title
ROBBIE DAVIES JR 9st 12lbs 2oz v
GABRIEL VALENZUELA 9st 12lbs 8oz
10 x 3 mins International Welterweight contest
FLORIAN MARKU 10st 6lbs 8oz v
RYLAN CHARLTON 10st 4lbs 6oz
12 x 3 mins European Welterweight Title
DAVID AVANESYAN 10st 6lbs 6oz v
JOSH KELLY 10st 6lbs
Main Event Pre-fight quotes:
“This fight has been coming for a long time. The date has changed many times. I’ve had many training camps.
“I hope everything is good tomorrow with the weight. I need to win this fight. This is my work. I give everything to win this fight.
“I’m going to give 100% to take the win. After the fight, I will go home to see my children and my family.
“This is a must-win fight for me. It’s a big fight. English, Russian and Spanish fans have been messaging me.
“On Saturday night, we’re going to show a good fight. I’m going to give everything to win this fight.”
Josh Kelly :
“I’ve got great respect for David, and I’ll echo what he said, family and health is the most important thing. We’ve got to get a job done on Saturday.
“It’s my main aim in 2021 to start with this European Title. I’ve stepped up to levels that I couldn’t even imagine I could do in the gym. I thought last time I was ready, but COVID came, and it got canceled. I was nowhere near ready compared to what I am now. All I need to do is go and put on a show on Saturday.
“I’ve done a lot of talking this week, and I feel like I’ve expressed myself fully on what I believe will happen. We’ve just got to dance on Saturday.
“I think David is a strong capable fighter. I believe that I’m a big Welterweight, and I’m strong.
“I’m a very strong Welterweight. Saturday night is going to be a night for everyone to enjoy, I think. Now it’s time to quiet down, focus in, and get the job done.”