Joe Cordina could become the lucky thirteenth member of the Welsh boxing world champions club by beating Kenichi Ogawa tonight.
Legendary names like Jimmy Wilde and Joe Calzaghe are synonymous with the country’s contributions on the world stage and Cordina could match these giants by winning the IBF Super Featherweight title.
The champion will be difficult to change, and it will take the best performance of his career from Cordina to beat Ogawa. The win could then lead him to a big money unification against one of the biggest talents in the sport. Shakur Stevenson.
However, Zelfa Barrett will have something to say about it and will demand a fight against Cordina if the IBF number two contender wins the European title against Faroukh Kourbanov in the main support match. night.
Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
HOW TO VIEW
Catch the preliminary walks on Matchroom Boxing YouTube Channel with the main card will be displayed directly on DAZN. Stream the matches live via the DAZN app on your TV, mobile device, tablet, computer or console.
WHAT IS THE MAIN EVENT?
No official time has been announced yet, but Matchroom main events rarely start before 10pm.
WHEN STARTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL?
The first match starts at 4:45pm on Before the Bell (YouTube Matchroom Boxing).
Monique Bux (167lbs 1oz) v Ester Konecna (160lbs 6oz) Round 4 × 2 Min Super Middleweight
Ben Crocker (149lbs 8oz) v Evgenii Vazem (151lbs 9oz) 4 × 3 minute Welterweight round
Joe Morgan (143lbs 7oz) v Rustem Fatkhullin (144lbs 3oz) 4 × 3 Min Round Ultra Light
Kyran Jones (163lbs 8oz) v Vasif Mamedov (164lbs 2oz) 4×3 Minute Middleweight Round
Calum French (137lbs 4oz) v Gadatamen Taylor (137lbs 8oz) Ultra-light 8 × 3 min
WHEN DOES THE PRIMARY CARD START?
Live on DAZN from 7pm
Gamal Yafai (124lbs) v Sean Cairns (124lbs 5oz) Round 8 × 3 Min Super Bantamweight
Skye Nicolson (127lbs 5oz) v Gabriela Bouvier (127lbs 3oz) Feather 8 × 2 Minute Round
Dalton Smith (139lbs 8oz) v Mauro Perouene (139lbs 6oz) WBC International Lightweight Title 10 × 3 Minute
Faroukh Kourbanov (129lbs 1oz) v Zelfa Barrett (129lbs 9oz) European Super Featherweight Championship 12 × 3 innings
Kenichi Ogawa (129lbs 5oz) v Joe Cordina (129lbs 9oz) IBF Super Featherweight Title 12 × 3 minute round