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Fight week schedule for May 29th-30th


Spike / BoxNation (UK), 9:00 pm EST/PST (tape delayed on the west coast, Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri, Bryan Vasquez vs Javier Fortuna. Amir Khan returns against Manny Pacquiao foe, Chris Algieri, in a boxer versus boxer battle on Spike TV. This fight is essentially a fight to showcase Khan against a known opponent, the undercard features two good fights as Bryan Vasquez and Javier Fortuna fight for contendership at 130 lbs. and Heather Hardy takes on Noemi Bosques in her toughest test of the year.

CBS Sports Network, 10:00 pm EST, Lateef Kayode vs Nick Kisner. Kayode is best known for his odd interview after the Antonio Tarver fight in which he was banned from Showtime, probably forever. In Kayode’s last bout he was knocked out by Luis Ortiz. Kayode is now moving down in weight and fighting on an obscure network.

Saturday May 30th

Sky Box Office (UK), Noon EST, Kell Brook vs Frankie Gavin, Jorge Linares vs Kevin Mitchell, Evgeny Gradovich vs Lee Selby, Anthony Joshua vs Kevin Johnson. A jam packed card in the UK that has little to no distribution in the United States. The fight card features the return of top 5 welterweight Kell Brook, a title bout at lightweight with Jorge Linares defending his WBC strap against Kevin Mitchell, Evgany Gradovich defending the IBF featherweight title against hometown guy, Lee Selby and Anthony Joshua fighting his toughest test of his career.

beIN Sports Español / Azteca (MEX), 11:00 pm EST, Javier Mendoza vs Milan Melindo. This is a flyweight title main event as Mendoza defends his IBF title. This is a matchup of two top ten guys, but the tough thing is with little promotion and a division that is very hot right, but


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