Weekend Boxing Preview: April 26-27


Full Fight Schedule

Friday, April 26th


DAZN & Sky Sports
The Forum, Inglewood, CA

On Fridayโ€™s DAZN card you have Rungvisai VS Estrada 2, the first fight was an exciting fight, and Estrada closed out the fight with an exciting 12th round.  In my opinion it wasnโ€™t that close, I saw Rungvisai getting the better of the exchanges throughout the entire fight. We also have a unification bout at 122 LBS between Roman and Doheny.  Jessie Vargas is moving up to 154 LBS against Humberto Soto who recently upset Brandon Rios, and we get to see up and coming American prospect Anthony Sims Jr.

Under cards

Anthony Sims Jr ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (18-0-0, 17 KO) vs Vaughn Alexander ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (14-2-0, 9 KO)

10 rounds โ€“ Super Middleweight (168 lbs)

Ericks Prediction: Anthony Sims Jr, KO

#9 Jesse Vargas Jr ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (28-2-2, 10 KO) vs Humberto Soto ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ (69-9-2, 37 KO)

10 rounds โ€“ Junior Middleweight (154 lbs)

Erick’s Prediction: Jesse Vargas, UD

#4 Daniel Roman ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (26-2-1, 10 KO) vs #6 TJ Doheny ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช/๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ (21-0-0, 15 KO)

12 rounds โ€“ Junior Featherweight (122 lbs)*

*For Roman’s WBA & Doheny’s IBF titles

Erick’s Prediction: Daniel Roman, UD

Main Event

C & #8 P4P Srisaket Sor Rungvisai ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ (47-4-1, 41 KO) vs #1 Juan Francisco Estrada ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ (38-3-0, 26 KO)

12 rounds โ€“ Junior Bantamweight (115 lbs)*

*For Sor Rungvisiai’s Ring and WBC titles

Erick’s Prediction: Sor Rungvisai, UD

Saturday, April 26th


DAZN Card
Cajun Dome, Lafayette, LA

On Saturdayโ€™s DAZN Card we have WBSS semifinals action.  First, we have Regis Prograis taking on Kiryl Relikh for Relikhโ€™s junior welterweight WBA belt, and we also have Nonito Donaire and Tete fighting to unify the WBO and WBA titles at bantamweight.

Under card

#5 Nonito Donaire ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ (39-5-0 25 KO) vs. #2 Zolani Tete ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (28-3-0 21 KO)

12 rounds โ€“ Batamweight (118 lbs)*

*For Donaire’s WBA and Tete’s WBO titles

Ericks Prediction: Nonito Donaire, UD

Main Event

#4 Kiryl Relikh ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ (23-2-0 19 KO) vs. #1 Regis Prograis ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (23-0-0 19 KO)

12 rounds โ€“ Junior Welterweight (140 lbs)*

*For Relikh’s WBA title

Erick’s Prediction: Kegis Prograis, UD


Showtime Card
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Robert Easter Jr. makes a return to the ring after losing to Mikey Garcia against Rances Barthelemy who lost his belt to Kiryl Relikh.  Postol is trying to jump back in to the mix at 140 LBS if he gets a win, and we get to watch young prospect, and KO artist Efe Ajagba.

Under cards

Efe Ajagba ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ (9-0-0 8 KO) vs. Michael Wallisch ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช (19-1-0 12 KO)

12 rounds โ€“ Heavyweights

Erick’s Prediction: Efe Ajagba, KO

Viktor Postol ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (30-2-0 12 KO) vs. Mohamed Mimoune ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท (21-2-0 2 KO)

12 rounds โ€“ Heavyweights

Erick’s Prediction: Victor Postol, UD

Main Event

#3 Robert Easter Jr. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (21-1-0 14 KO) vs. Rances Barthelemy ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ (27-1-0 14 KO)

12 rounds โ€“ Lightweight (135 lbs)

Erick’s Prediction: Robert Easter Jr, KO


ESPN & BT Sport 1 Card
Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, UK

In the UK ESPN card we also get to see some up and coming undefeated fighters. Iโ€™m looking forward to seeing Dubois who has knocked out all of his opponents besides Kevin Johnson.

Under card

Daniel Dubois ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง (10-0-0 9 KO) vs. Richard Lartey ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ (14-1-0 11 KO)

10 rounds โ€“ Heavyweights

Ericks Prediction: Daniel Dubois, KO

Main Event

Lerrone Richards ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง (11-0-0 3 KO) vs. Tommy Langford ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง (21-3-0 6 KO)

12 rounds โ€“ Super Middleweight (168 lbs)

Erick’s Prediction: Lerrone Richards, KO


Note: Any number next to the boxer corresponds with his/her rankings on Ring.com.

Erick Garcia is a podcaster and boxing junkie. He has been covering the boxing since 2016 for the30minutelunchbreak.com. You can view all of his posts and articles, and follow him on Twitter.

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