Wilder will officially fight Zhilai, Dubois will fight Hrgovic on June 1 in Saudi Arabia

The main event of the boxing evening is the Bivol – Beterbiev fight for the absolute light heavyweight title

Former WBC World Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder (43-3-1, 42 KOs) and former WBO interim champion Zhang Zhilei (26-2-1, 21 KO) will officially fight June 1st in Saudi Arabia.

Also, as part of a large-scale boxing evening between the promotional companies Queensberry and Matchroom, the British heavyweight will enter the ring Daniel Dubois (20-2, 19 KOs) and mandatory challenger for the IBF title Filip Hrgovic (17-0, 14 KOs).

The main event of the event on June 1 will be a fight for the title of absolute world light heavyweight champion between WBO title holder Dmitry Bivol and WBC, WBO and IBF champion Artur Beterbiev.

Wilder had his last fight in December 2023 in Riyadh at the “Day of Reckoning” show, losing to Joseph Parker by unanimous decision. Zhilei lost to the same Parker in early March 2024. At the same time, Zhang knocked down the New Zealander twice.

Dubois knocked out Jarrell Miller in December 2023, and Hrgovic defeated Mark De Mori from Australia by technical knockout in the first round at the same boxing evening in Riyadh.

Source: Sportarena

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