WBO light heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev (8-0, 8 KOs) will be facing replacement Alexander Johnson (16-2, 7 KOs) on June 12th on Premier Boxing Champions on Spike TV in a 12 round bout at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois. Beterbiev was schedule to fight Doudou Ngumbu.
Artur Beterbiev is on the fast track for some great fights if he continues winning big. We expect great things from Beterbiev, possibley a fight with WBC champ Adonis Stevenson or IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev.
The Beterbiev-Johnson fight will be televised on Spike starting at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on June 12th on Premier Boxing Champions. In the main event, WBA World junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (20-2-2, 12 KOs) defends his title against Delvin Rodriguez (28-7-4, 16 KOs).