Jessica McCaskill has signed a extended-term promotional offer with Matchroom Boxing and Eddie Hearn – and will protect her undisputed Welterweight title versus Victoria Bustos at the MGM Grand Backyard garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday December 4, stay worldwide on DAZN.
McCaskill (10-2 3 KOs) efficiently defended the Welterweight straps that she ripped from Cecilia Brækhus in a rematch with the Norwegian in March in Dallas, possessing handed Brækhus her initial profession defeat on the avenue in Tulsa, Oklahoma in August 2020.
‘CasKILLA’ turned a two-bodyweight ruler against Brækhus, getting earlier been unified at Tremendous-Light-weight possessing crushed WBC winner Erica Farias in October 2018, including the WBA strap in Could 2019 versus Anahi Sanchez and then productively defending the belts in a rematch with Farias in October 2019.
The Chicago star now places her 147lbs belts on the line from fellow two-weight winner Bustos, and it’s a second endeavor for the Argentine to turn out to be a a few-excess weight champion soon after she challenged Brækhus for the belts in November 2019.
“Matchroom gave me a shot on the significant phase, and I want to complete my profession them – I’m psyched!” explained McCaskill. “We have a hard take a look at in front of us in Victoria, she’s a excellent fighter and she’s been in with everybody, but I am confident I will maintain my belts and we’ll transfer on to a lot more good fights in 2022.”
“I am happy we worked out a deal,” said trainer and manager Rick Ramos. “Eddie Hearn and Matchroom have been very good to us. I want to carry on executing company with them. I’m delighted and I’m fired up! Let us perform!”
“Jessica has been a revelation due to the fact she travelled to the Uk to experience Katie Taylor in December 2017,” stated promoter Eddie Hearn. “She’s stepped up to confront all-comers and with grit, determination and skill she’s a two-fat Entire world winner – and she’s not finished still. There are loads of massive fights out there for Jess, starting off in Las Vegas towards Victoria who constantly lays it all on the line when she fights.”
McCaskill and Bustos lead an all-star forged in support of the mouth-watering headline attraction the place Devin Haney defends his WBC Environment Light-weight title towards Joseph ‘JoJo’ Diaz, Jr.
Croatian Heavyweight star Filip Hrgovic (13- 11 KOs) continues his quest for planet domination as he defends his IBF International Title from Scott Alexander (16-4-2, 8 KOs).
Th 29-yr-aged from Zagreb returns to motion following a a single-sided beat down of Marko Radonjic on September 10 at the Worthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt, Austria. With an IBF Final Eliminator in the works for 2022, Hrgovic understands he can’t pay for any slip ups as he appears to be like to increase his unbeaten run towards the 32-calendar year-aged LA-native Alexander, who has previously gone the distance with Heavyweight contenders Carlos Negron and Travis Kaufmann.
“I’m looking ahead to getting back in the ring and battling on a big display in Las Vegas,” explained Hrgovic. “I’ve usually needed to box in Las Vegas in which so many terrific Heavyweight champions have fought right before. My opponent Scott Alexander is a rough fighter, but I have been instruction difficult and will be prepared to give the fans yet another good functionality on December 11.”
“Watch out Las Vegas, ‘El Animal’ is coming,” explained promoter Kalle Sauerland. “We’re delighted to be functioning with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing to deliver Filip this wonderful prospect to struggle in Las Vegas as section of a big occasion at the MGM Grand Back garden Arena. This is a opportunity for Filip to finish the year on a substantial just before shifting his emphasis to World Titles in 2022.”
One particular of Matchroom’s latest American stars fights for the very first time with Eddie Hearn, as Montana Really like can take on Carlos Diaz.
Love (16–1 8 KOs) penned his deal with Hearn soon after his amazing exhibiting in Cleveland in August, wherever he pressured former World winner Ivan Baranchyk soon after seven thrilling rounds. The 26 12 months old is hunting down massive fights in 2022, but Diaz (29-1 14 KOs) will be searching to spoil his Matchroom bow.
“I’m thrilled for my debut with Matchroom and DAZN December 4,” claimed Love. “Too Fairly getting his throne, this my shit now.”
There is a welcome return to the ring for proficient Middleweight Austin ‘Ammo’ Williams as he faces Quatavious Income. Williams (8- 6 KOs) previous tasted action in March on the undercard, outpointing knowledgeable campaigner Denis Douglin above 8 rounds, and he’ll meet Money (14-2 8 KOs) about that length in his ninth pro-outing and first as a pro in Las Vegas.
Alexis Espino (9- 6 KOs) is in motion for the tenth time in the compensated ranks as he will take on Rodolfo Gomez Jr. in the very first eight spherical battle of his pro vocation, and Marc Castro (4- 4 KOs) is out to make it five KOs from 5 professional fights, with his opponent to be named shortly.
“This is a stacked card to near our calendar year in the States,” stated Hearn. “Filip is knocking loudly on the doorway of his fellow Environment class operators in the Heavyweight division, and following year we assume him to split that door down and be associated in – and acquire – some huge fights.
“Montana Adore is a wonderful character and a major contender, and I am hunting forward to him starting his journey with us in Vegas. It’s wonderful to have Ammo back again executing what he does very best and Alexis and Marc are two upcoming superstars that go on to impress on their professional journeys.”