Undercard for Dillian Whyte vs. Alexander Povetkin: Full line-up and itinerary prior of the fight
The undercard for Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin will feature several exciting fights, including JJ Metcalf, Ted Cheeseman, and young Campbell Hatton. Before the main event, Express Sport provides the whole line-up and schedule for the night.
In a highly anticipated rematch, Dillian Whyte takes against Alexander Povetkin this weekend. However, there will be a slew of undercard fights to whet the appetite for the big event later in the evening. Everything you need to know about the ‘Rumble on the Rock’ is right here.
When Whyte fights Povetkin for the second round this weekend, he’ll be looking to get his world title hopes back on track.
If he beat Povetkin last year, the British fighter was supposed to finally earn his shot at a world title belt.
Despite controlling the battle for the majority of the time in August 2020, Whyte was eventually knocked out by the Russian.
A rematch clause was written in the original fight contract, and the two boxers will fight again on Saturday night.
Matchroom Boxing has revealed that the pay-per-view event will include six undercard fights.
Undefeated Shortly before the main event, JJ Metcalf will face Ted Cheeseman for the British super-welterweight title.
When Fabio Wardley fights Eric Molina, he will continue his spectacular rise in the heavyweight category.
Campbell Hatton, the son of former two-division champion Ricky Hatton, will make his professional boxing debut.
Hatton will face Jesus Ruiz in a lightweight bout, with his opponent having lost all ten of his matches.
In the United Kingdom, Sky Sports Box Office will exclusively broadcast Whyte vs Povetkin 2.
It’ll be a £19.95 pay-per-view event that includes the whole undercard.
On Saturday, March 27, the bout will begin at 6 p.m., with both combatants expected to enter the ring by 10.30 p.m.
The pay-per-view event will be rebroadcast the next day at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The event was supposed to take place in November of last year, but it was postponed.
However, just before the bout, Povetkin tested positive for coronavirus, and the fight was postponed.
The fight was postponed for January, but had to be rescheduled again due to the implementation of new Covid laws.
However, Whyte will finally have his vengeance this weekend in what is widely regarded as one of the most important fights of 2021 thus far.