WBO World Light Heavyweight Championship: Sergey Kovalev (c) (33-3-1) vs. Anthony Yarde (18-0)
Luke Irwin: I’m giving Yarde a puncher’s chance with Kovy, and I’m picking him to win. He’s 36 and I’m taking that Eleider Alvarez as a pasting instead of a fluke, and Yarde is a bruiser. Yarde via R10 TKO.
WBC Silver Cruiserweight Championship: Ilunga Makabu (c) (25-2) vs. Aleksei Papin (11-0)
Luke: Since Papin has focused his efforts into boxing from kickboxing full-time, he’s been nigh unstoppable. This will be his toughest test to date, but I don’t foresee much of a problem, here. Papin via R9 TKO.
Heavyweight Bout: Dario German Balmaceda (19-17-2) vs. Evgeny Romanov (13-0)
Luke: Romanov via R3 KO.
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