Newly crowned Commonwealth heavyweight champion Joe Joyce has his only fifth professional contest this Friday (June 15) against Ivica Bacurin, a late replacement, at York Hall, Bethnal Green, live on Dave.
Here is all you need to know about Saturday nights event.
12 three-minute rounds in the heavyweight division.
The fight will be shown live on Dave. The show is due to start at 9pm.
Fight card – The rundown
Joe Joyce vs Ivica Bacurin
Joyce won his Commonwealth heavyweight title against Lenroy Thomas in May as he takes on 29-13-1 Bacurin, a much smaller man who has been halted by Carlos Takam, Tony Bellew and Dillian Whyte. This is Joyce’s fifth fight in eight months.
Sam ‘SJ’ Smith vs Anisha Basheel – Commonwealth Female lightweight title
Smith holds an 8-1 record with her only loss coming against for the UBF lightweight title. Malawian Basheel is 7-5 and last beat Consolata Musanga for the African Boxing Union super-featherweight title.
Jumanne Camero vs Michael Devine – Southern Area lightweight Title
Camero (6-2) won the title against David Birmingham in July 2017 but has yet to make a defence, the boxer takes on challenger Devine (16-5-1) a former Southern Area holder and WBA Continental title challenger.
Linus Udofia vs Eric Nwankwo – super-welterweight
Undefeated Udofia (8-0) who has competed at York Hall for all of his fights, takes on 1-1 Nigerian Nwankwo
Also on the bill…
The former amateur star who became the UK’s first ever women’s amateur boxing world champion competes for the third time since debuting in August 2017. Her opponent will be Alejandra Ayala.