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Zaur Abdullaev vs. Jorge Linares: Fight time, live stream, full card, more for title bout

Zaur Abdullaev and Jorge Linares are set to face off in the ring on Saturday in a lightweight bout. We break down when the fight starts and how to watch the full card.

Zaur Abdullaev in action vs Devin Haney during fight at Madison Square Garden. Set Number: X162895 TK1

We have a busy Saturday of boxing this weekend and it will get started bright and early in the morning. Zaur Abdullaev and Jorge Linares face off in a WBC lightweight eliminator bout to top a card at the RCC Boxing Academy in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

The card gets going at 9:30 a.m. ET and will on ESPN+. DAZN is reporting the main card starts at 7 a.m. and the main event is at 10 a.m., but the ESPN schedule page shows a 9:30 a.m. start for the main card.

The Abdullaev-Linares bout is for the WBC’s Silver title that Abdullaev holds, but more import is a chance to get a mainstream title shot. The 47-6 Linares last fought in May and lost to WBC champ Devin Haney, so this is a chance for him to get back on track. Abdullaev is 14-1 and is making his first defense of the Silver title. His lone loss was to Haney, forced to retire after a four-round thumping.

The veteran Linares is a slim favorite to win the bout at DraftKings Sportsbook. Linares is -115 to win while Abdullaev is -105.

Full Card for Zaur Abdullaev vs. Jorge Linares

  • Main event: Zaur Abdullaev vs. Jorge Linares, 12 rounds, WBC lightweight eliminator
  • Mark Urvanov vs. Angel Rodriguez, 12 rounds, junior lightweights
  • Ivan Kozlovsky vs. Zoravor Petrosian, 10 rounds, junior welterweights
  • Mikalai Vesialou vs. Evgeny Terentiev, 8 rounds, middleweights
  • Vildan Minasov vs. Erzhan Turgumbekov, 8 rounds, lightweights
  • Georgy Kushitashvili vs. Olarewaju Segun, 8 rounds, light heavyweights
  • Vadim Tukov vs. Joel Julio, 8 rounds, middleweights
  • Georgy Yunovidov vs. Leandro Daniel Robutti, 8 rounds, heavyweights
  • Alexander Dorofeev vs. Yury Bykhautsou, 6 rounds, heavyweights