We have a busy day of championship boxing on Saturday, and the middle of the day features a fun card in Liverpool. Conor Benn faces Chris Algieri in the main event in a bid to continue his climb up the welterweight ranks, and the co-feature will see Katie Taylor oput her undisputed lightweight title on the line against mandatory challenger Firuza Sharipova. The card gets underway at 1 p.m. ET and airs on DAZN.
Benn is a -800 favorite to win at DraftKings Sportsbook while Algieri is a +550 underdog. Total rounds is installed at 9.5. Benn by KO, TKO, or DQ is the favored outcome at -150, followed by Benn by decision or technical decision at +175. Algieri by decision or technical decision is +900 and Algieri by KO, TKO, or DQ is +1200. A draw is +2500.
Taylor is a massive favorite to win, installed at -2500 while Sharipova is +1000. Total rounds is installed at 8.5 with the over priced to -380. Taylor by decision or technical decision is the favored outcome at -285, while Taylor by KO, TKO, or DQ is +240. A Sharipova upset by decision or technical decision is +1600 and KO, TKO, or DQ is +2000.
We’ll have full results below as they come in from Liverpool.
Full Card for Conor Benn vs. Chris Algieri
- Main event: Conor Benn def. Chris Algieri, 10 rounds, for Benn’s WBA Continental welterweight title — Benn knocked out Algieri in the fourth round
- Co-feature: Katie Taylor def. Firuza Sharipova, 10 rounds, for Taylor’s WBC, WBA, WBO and IBF women’s lightweight titles — Taylor won a unanimous decision with scores of 98-92, 97-92, 96-93. It wasn’t a pretty fight an Sharipova gave her a tough time, even as a less regarded mandatory challenger.
- Robbie Davies Jr. def Henry Lundy, 10 rounds, for vacant WBA Continental junior welterweight title — Davies knocked out Lundy in the second round
- Joe Cordina def. Miko Khatchatryan, 10 rounds, for WBA junior lightweight title — Cordina wins a unanimous decision with scores of 100-90, 98-92, 98-92
- Peter McGrail def Engel Gomez, 10 rounds, featherweight — McGrail knocked out Gomez at 2:18 in the second round
- Caoimhin Agyarko def Noe Larios Jr., 10 rounds, for vacant WBA International middleweight title — Agyarko won via ninth round TKO after dominating the scorecards the entire fight
- Alan Isaias Luques Castillo vs. Jordan Gill, 12 rounds, featherweights — Gill suffers a cut and it goes to the scorecards. The fight finishes in a technical draw
- Paddy Lacey def Vasif Mamedov, super middleweight — Lacey wins unanimous decision, winning all four rounds
- Calum French def Rustem Fatkhullin, junior welterweight — French secures a points win