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Fight Night Program – Week of Sept. 8-13

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The weekend is approaching, and from Friday to Sunday it will be “fight-o-clock” somewhere in the world. Every Thursday, The Ring will bring you the most up-to-date information on the most relevant fights you need to see in this week-at-a-glance, one-stop enhanced fight schedule. A quick checklist for the cognoscenti, a useful nuts-and-bolts guide for the boxing neophyte is what we’re aiming at.

Here are this week’s most relevant fights:

Friday, September 8 – Lac Leamy Casino, Gatineau, Canada

Christian Mbilli vs. Demond Nicholson – super middleweights

Cameroon-born rising super middleweight contender Mbilli takes on power-punching contender Nicholson in what could be one of Mbilli’s last pit stops before a long-awaited title shot.

Also on this card:

Steve Claggett vs. Carlos Sanchez Valadez – junior welterweight – 10 rounds

Alexandre Gaumont vs. Ulices Tovar Rivera – middleweight – 8 rounds

Vanessa Lepage-Joanisse vs. Timea Nagy – women’s cruiserweight – 6 rounds

Mehmet Unal vs. Hernan David Perez – light heavyweight – 6 rounds

Harley David O’Reilly vs. Israel Nava Lopez – light heavyweight – 4 rounds

Where to watch it: ESPN+


Friday, September 8 – Motor City Casino, Detroit

Marlon Harrington vs. Ramses Agaton – junior middleweight – 8 rounds

Joseph Hicks Jr. vs. Gilberto Pereira dos Santos – middleweight – 6 rounds

Derick Miller Jr. vs. Fernando Simoes de Almeida – cruiserweight – 6 rounds

Samuel Rizzo vs. Akeem Jackson – junior lightweight – 6 rounds


Friday, September 8 – Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia

Roman Andreev vs. Zaur Adbullaev – lightweight – 10 rounds

Vildan Minasov vs. Rene Alvarado – lightweight – 10 rounds

Ivan Kozlovsky vs. Isa Chaniev – junior welterweight – 10 rounds

Khariton Agrba vs. Alexander Duran – junior welterweight – 8 rounds


Saturday, September 9 – Thunder Studios, Long Beach, Calif.

Rigoberto Hermosillo vs. Alexis De Luna – featherweight – 8 rounds

Emiliano Moreno vs. Levy Garcia Benitez – junior welterweight – 8 rounds

Nelson Oliva vs. Selim Martinez – middleweight – 6 rounds

Juan Sanchez vs. Roberto Patron Sosa – welterweight – 6 rounds

Where to watch it: Fox Deportes


Saturday, September 9 – Abu Dhabi, UAE  

Bader Samreen vs. Jose Paez Gonzales – lightweight – 10 rounds

Sultan Al Nuaimi vs. Jemsi Kibazange – junior bantamweight – 10 rounds

Mohammed Bekdash vs. Musa Ntege – cruiserweight – 8 rounds

Bishara Sabbar vs. Mohd Azahar – junior lightweight – 8 rounds

Where to watch it: DAZN


Sunday, September 10 – La Paz, Baja California, Mexico

Kenia Enriquez vs. Ibeth Zamora – women’s flyweight – 10 rounds

Isaac Lucero vs. Eduardo Rodriguez – junior middleweight – 10 rounds


Wednesday, September 13 – Hoops Capital East, Moore Park, Australia

Vegas Larfield vs. Albert Nolan – junior featherweight – 8 rounds

Dylan Biggs vs. Ryan Mitchem – super middleweight – 6 rounds

Jackson Murray vs. Louis Marsters – heavyweight – 6 rounds

Cody Beekin vs. Joel Pavlides – middleweight – 6 rounds


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How to watch boxing in 2023 – By Diego Morilla


Diego M. Morilla writes for The Ring since 2013. He has also written for, and many other magazines, websites, newspapers and outlets since 1993. He is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and an elector for the International Boxing Hall of Fame. He has won two first-place awards in the BWAA’s annual writing contest, and he is the moderator of The Ring’s Women’s Ratings Panel. He served as copy editor for the second era of The Ring en Español (2018-2020) and is currently a writer and editor for