EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada (August 18, 2017) – The official weigh in was held today for tomorrow night’s World Junior Welterweight Unification Championships, featuring undefeated world champions Terence Crawford and Julius “Blue Machine” Indongo, to air exclusively in Canada on Super Channel, starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT, live from Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The winner of Crawford-Indongo will hold all four-major junior welterweight world titles, plus The Ring magazine’s prestigious strap.
Three exciting fights on the loaded “Crawford vs, Indongo” card, promoted by Top Rank, will air exclusively in Canada on Super Channel.
WBO, WBC, WBA, IBF & The Ring Junior Welterweight World Championships (12 rounds)
(L) TERENCE CRAWFORD (31-0, 22 KOs, WBC, WBO & The Ring Champion, Omaha, NE 139 lbs.
(R) JULIUS INDONGO (22-0, 12 KOs), WBA & IBF Champion, Windhoek, Namibia 140 lbs.
(L) OLEKSANDR GVOZDYK (13-0, 11 KOs), Champion, Kharkiv, Ukraine 174.4 lbs.
(R) CRAIG BAKER (17-1, 13 KOs), Challenger, Baytown, TX 174.6 lbs.
Featherweights (6 rounds)
(L) SHAKUR STEVENSON (2-0, 1 KO), 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist, Newark, NJ 126.2 lbs.
(R) DAVID PAZ (4-3-1, 0 KOs), La Plata, Argentina 125.8 lbs.
WHAT: “Crawford vs. Indongo” championship professional boxing card
WHEN: Saturday, August 19, 2017
WHERE: Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska
PROMOTERS: Top Rank
TELEVISION: Live exclusively on Super Channel across Canada
FIRST TV BOUT: 9:00 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT
Super Channel has recently aired major boxing events live like Brook vs. Spence Jr., Pacquiao-Horn, Eubank, Jr. vs. Abraham, and Lomachenko vs.Marriaga.