The heat of July strikes us, with some sizzling fights to serve up… so harness your concentration and buckle up your resolve with the WBC smote list!
July 6 / Nordine Oubaali vs. Arthur Villanueva / Kazakhstan
Exotic Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan is ready for Nordine Oubaali to make the first defense of his WBC bantamweight crown against the dangerous Filipino Arthur Villanueva, who comes to this commitment with the firm conviction of ending the reign of the Frenchman. However, Oubaali says that this is one of his best preparations, as he wants to show that he is by far the best bantamweight in the world.
July 12 / Ken Shiro vs. Jonathan Taconing / Japan
Tagalog idol Jonathan Taconig hasn`t been idling! He`s ready for what will be his third title shot, with the singular ambition of finally gaining the Green and Gold ultimate prize. However, Ken “Amazing Boy” Shiro, the WBC light flyweight world champion, is a busy maestro, who`s already successfully defended his belt five times since 2017 when he defeated Mexican Ganigan Lopez.
July 12 / Amir Khan vs. Billy Dib / Saudi Arabia
After Neeraj Goyat suffered a car accident, former world champion Billy Dib introduced himself as Amir Khan’s new rival, for a fight where the WBC international welterweight title will be at stake, plus the pride of England, Pakistan and Australia.
July 13 / Rey Vargas vs. Tomoki Kameda / California
One of the most anticipated: “We`ll meet again, do know when, do know when,” matches, highlights in the headlights WBC bantamweight champion Rey Vargas versus interim champion, Tomoki Kameda at Dignity Heatlh Sports Park in Carson, California. A clash of great interest, as Vargas and Kameda will fight again, ten years after they clashed in the Final of the Golden Gloves Tournament, with Vargas back then taking the victory on points. This time, Kameda is vowing to inscribe a new chapter to the story.
July 20 / Luis Nery vs. Juan Carlos Payano / Nevada
Taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mexican Luis Nery, who comes from winning his last fight against McJoe Arroyo, will face the dangerous Dominican Juan Carlos Payano in what is expected to be an explosive match, since Payano has declared that will impose, plaster and impress his style and experience upon Nery.
July 27 / José Carlos Ramirez vs. Maurice Hooker / Texas
WBC Super lightweight champion Jose Carlos Ramirez is ready and motivated to defend his crown against undefeated rival and champion Maurice Hooker, who has 26 wins, 17 of them by KO. The fight will take place at the College Park Center in Arlington, Texas.