The WBO’s vacant light heavyweight championship is on the line Saturday evening when No. 1 ranked Joe Smith and No. 2 ranked Maxim Vlasov square off on ESPN at Osage Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This fight was originally scheduled for February, but Vlasov tested positive for COVID-19 and it was postponed.
The full card gets going at 5:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+. Coverage of the main card is set to start at 10:00 p.m. ET on ESPN. Ting walks for the main event are expected at approximately 11:15 p.m ET, but that will depend on the length of the undercard.
Smith is the favorite to win this title fight, with moneyline odds sitting at -435 on DraftKings Sportsbook. Vlasov’s moneyline odds are at +285.
Main event: Joe Smith Jr. vs. Maxim Vlasov, vacant WBO light heavyweight championship
Efe Ajagba vs. Brian Howard, heavyweight
Jared Anderson vs. Jeremiah Karpency, heavyweight
Robson Conceicao vs. Jesus Antonio Ahumada, junior lightweight
Albert Bell vs. Manuel Rey Rojas, junior lightweight
Sonny Conto vs. Waldo Cortes, heavyweight
Troy Isley vs. LaQuan Evans, middleweight
Duke Ragan vs. Arturo de Islas, featherweight
Jeremiah Milton vs. Jayvone Dafney, heavyweight