World Boxing Council light heavyweight champion , Artur Beterbiev (15-0, 15 KOs), the only current world champion with a 100 percent knockout rate, will defend his title against Chinese contender Meng Fanlong (16-0, 10 Ko’s) on Saturday, March 28 at the Videotron Center in Quebec City, Canada.
Beterbiev, born in Russia, has established his home in Montreal for several years now and will fight for the first time in this country as world champion. Up to now: “Artur he does as he pleases!” This will be the first defense of the WBC title he conquered by knocking out former Ukrainian champion Oleksandr “The Nail” Gvozdyk.
Beterbiev vs. Fanlong will be broadcast LIVE on ESPN. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Groupe Yvon Michel, Roc Nation Sports and Gestev, tickets are priced in Canadian dollars of $ 542, $ 330, $ 275, $ 137, $ 104, $ 75 and $ 55 and they are already available for sale through www.ticketmaster.ca and at the Videotron Center box office.