Artur Beterbiev vs. Adam Deines Rescheduled For January 30
The big WBC and IBF Light-Heavyweight Title fight between Artur Beterbiev and Adam Deines has a new date.
Top Rank Boxing has announced that Beterbiev vs. Deines will be held inside the VTB Arena in Moscow, Russia on January 30. The fight will air live on ESPN+ at 3 p.m. ET.
This bout was supposed to take place back in October but Beterbiev suffered a rib injury in training. Here’s what Bob Arum had to say about the rescheduling of Beterbiev vs. Deines in a press release.
“Artur Beterbiev is the world’s premier light heavyweight, and we eagerly await his ring return,” said Top Rank chairman Bob Arum. “We have unification plans for Artur next year, but he must first get past Adam Deines, a worthy, upset-minded challenger.”
The champion, Beterbiev, also spoke on finally getting to share the ring with Deines.
“I’m excited to have the chance to fight in my home country of Russia,” Beterbiev said. “This fight against Adam Deines means a lot to me, and you can be sure that I am preparing accordingly to honor this opportunity.”
Deines said, “I’ve been waiting to fight Beterbiev for a long time. I can’t wait to put forth the fight of my life to become unified world champion. Moscow, I’m coming.”
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