Emanuel Navarrete goes for a world title in a third weight class tonight on ESPN and ESPN+, with Liam Wilson across the ring looking to not only stop him, but claim his own first world title, with the vacant WBO junior lightweight (130 lbs) belt up for grabs in the main event.
Wil Esco will be on the round-by-round for the main card starting from 10 pm ET, and we’ll have live results, updates, and highlights from 7:15 pm ET for the full undercard, all in this stream:
The super featherweight division should have a new WBO champion tonight after Emanuel Navarrete faces Liam Wilson.
The pair contest the vacant title left open by Shakur Stevenson's move up to lightweight.
The duo meet in Glendale, Arizona in their first fights of the new year.
Mexican Navarrete most recently fought in August last year when he defeated Eduardo Baez by decision in San Diego.
Australian boxer Wilson scored a win against Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda back in June 2022.
Here's everything you need to know about Navarrete vs. Wilson.
Emanuel Navarrete of Mexico will face Liam Wilson of Australia for the vacant WBO 130-pound title tonight (Friday) at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona (ESPN, ESPN+).
Navarrete (36-1, 30 KOs) currently holds the WBO 126-pound belt and is a former 122-pound champ.
Oscar Valdez was originally slated to be Navarrete’s opponent but Valdez had to pull out because of an injury. Wilson (11-1, 7 KOs) agreed to step in for what will be his first shot at a world title.
The main portion of the show is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. The main event will take place later in the broadcast.