After various snafus have scuttled previous fight dates for Denis Douglin, the super middleweight will face David Benavidez on Friday.
As Walberto Ramos has been scratched from facing Jamie McDonnell this Saturday due to visa issues, Javier Chacon will take Ramos’ place against the bantamweight contender.
Super middleweight prospect Callum Smith’s upcoming bout against Nikola Sjekloca is a major improvement in competition as well as a title eliminator.
Former super middleweight title challenger George Groves sees his next opponent, Denis Douglin as a true risk to his own WBC mandatory challenger position.
The matchup between talented junior middleweight prospects Jermell Charlo (17-0, 8 knockouts) and Denis Douglin (14-1, 8 KOs) highlights the undercard of the Victor Ortiz-Josesito Lopez main event on Saturday at Staples Center in Los Angeles.