Top Rank and ESPN Confirm First 10 Fight Dates of 2018...
2017 was a good year for Top Rank and ESPN. With fights like, Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn, Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Miguel Marriaga and Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo, the primetime averaged 1,575,000 viewers on ESPN and 95,000 on ESPN Deportes.
Top Rank & ESPN have confirmed fight dates for the first seven months of 2018 (schedule below):
Top Rank on ESPN kicks off its 2018 season on Saturday February 3rd @ American Bank Center Corpus Christi, TX. Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (36-0, 24 KOs) will defend his WBO world title against Top-Five world-rated contender Habib “Wild Hurricane” Ahmed (22-0, 17 KOs) from Accra, Ghana. The fight will air live @ 10:15pm ET.