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Darren Until to make skilled boxing debut in opposition to former world champion

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till is to make his professional boxing debut this summer, it has been confirmed. Till, who last competed in the UFC in December 2022 in a defeat to current middleweight champion Dricus du Plessis in what was the fifth defeat in his last six outings in the cage, will

Darren Until to make skilled boxing debut in opposition to former world champion

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Until is to make his skilled boxing debut this summer season, it has been confirmed.

Until, who final competed within the UFC in December 2022 in a defeat to present middleweight champion Dricus du Plessis in what was the fifth defeat in his final six outings within the cage, will battle former boxing world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on the undercard of the Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul bout in Arlington, Texas on July 20.

The battle will happen throughout six rounds at a catchweight of 190-pounds.

“I’m very proud of my opponent,” Until stated in a media launch. “He is a good fighter who I respect, however make no mistake about it, I’m coming to knock him out within the first spherical.”

He added: “I’m proud of the place I’m in life, and I’m coming to make a press release on July twentieth in Texas.”

Chavez Jr., who held the WBC middleweight title between 2011 and 2012, final competed within the ring in December 2021 the place he defeated journeyman David Zegarra — a bout which got here six months after he was defeated by cut up resolution by former UFC world champion Anderson Silva.

The boxer, who’s the son of the long-lasting Julio Cesar Chavez, has compiled a professional file of 53-6-1 (1) in a professional profession which started again in September 2003.

Talking forward of the battle, Chavez Jr. stated that he’s “motivated and desirous to re-establish myself as one of many greats.”

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The affirmation of the battle follows reviews that Until had turned down a suggestion from Naked Knuckle Combating Championship (BKFC) to face his rival (and undefeated naked knuckle boxer) Mike Perry.

The battle is the newest bout to be added to the July 20 card to happen on the dwelling of the Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium, which is to be streamed stay on Netflix.

Additionally on the cardboard is Katie Taylor’s hotly-anticipated rematch with Amanda Serrano, in a sequel to their historic April 2022 conflict received the by Irish boxer in Madison Sq. Backyard.

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