Schofield vs Rhodes – DAZN – July 8 – 7 pm ET
Floyd “Kid Austin” Schofield (14-0, 11 KOs) is the new main event star for tonight’s fight event. Schofield, one of Golden Boy’s rising prospects, will have his moment under the Texan sky in what promises to be a thrilling 10-round lightweight fight, Schofield will defend his WBA International Title against Haskell “Hackman” Rhodes (28-4-1, 13 KOs) from Las Vegas, Nevada. This clash replaces the previously slated match between the undefeated knockout sensation Vergil Ortiz, Jr. (19-0, 19 KOs) and World Champion Eimantas Stanionis (14-0, 9 KOs). The DAZN broadcast starts rolling at 7:00 p.m. CT/5:00 p.m. PT.
Joseph “JoJo” Diaz (32-4-1, 15 KOs) will engage in a 10-round lightweight bout against Harbor City, California’s own Jerry Perez (14-2-1, 11 KOs), serving as the chief supporting fight.
WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine World Champion Marlen Esparza (13-1, 1 KOs) of Houston, Texas, will suqare off against the WBO World Champion from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Gabriela Alaniz (14-0, 6 KOs) in a 10-round flyweight duel. Who will emerge victorious?
Romanian-American hopeful Eric Tudor (8-0, 6 KOs) from Fort Lauderdale, Florida will lock horns with Reggie Harris, Jr. (7-3, 3 KOs) from Ann Arbor, Michigan, in an eight-round super welterweight clash.
The prelims will feature Tristan Kalkreuth (10-1, 7 KOs) from Duncanville, Texas, facing off against Joe Jones (13-8, 10 KOs) from Jersey City, New Jersey in a six-round cruiserweight contest. Is Kalkreuth ready to silence his critics?
In the opening act, promising light heavyweight Darius “DFG” Fulghum (5-0, 5 KOs) from Houston will challenge Jeremiah Curtright (2-1, 2 KOs) from Saint Charles, Missouri, in a six-round bout.
Floyd Schofield 134.5 vs. Haskell Rhodes 134.5
Jo Jo Diaz Jr. 141.5 vs. Jerry Perez 138
Marlen Esparza 111.5 vs. Gabriela Alaniz 110.6
Eric Tudor 154.5 vs. Reggie Harris Jr. 162.5
Tristan Kalkreuth 199 vs. Joe Jones 200.5
Darius Fulghum 176.5 vs. Jeremiah Curtright 178.5