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Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza

Malik Scott (pictured) from the US will take on Cuban Luis Ortiz for the WBA Heavyweight titleThis weekend will see boxing’s finest fight it out for their respective world titles at the Salle des Etoiles in Monaco. The drama begins at 12pm on Friday with the traditional weigh-in ceremony in the Atrium of the Monte Carlo Casino, which is free to attend, before the matches kick off on Saturday night at the Sporting Monte Carlo.  

The line-up

At 7pm, local middle weight boxer Adriani Vastine from Monaco will go up against Italian Antonio di Mario for the opening fight.

Then from 8pm, the main event will see eight titans battle it out in the famous ring:

Jason Sosa (US) v Stephen Smith (UK) for the WBA World Super Featherweight title

Jamie McDonnell (UK) v Liborio Solis (Venezuela) for the WBA World Bantamweight title

Dmitry Chudinov (Russia) v Martin Murray (UK) for the WBA Middleweight title

Luis Ortiz (Cuba) v Malik Scott (US) for the WBA Heavyweight title

Tickets for the Saturday night event begin at 100€ and it will also be screened on Sky Sports for those who can’t be there in the flesh.