Long Island’s JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR (25-3 20KO’s) and Montreal’s ELEIDER “STORM” ALVAREZ (23-1 13KO’s) both made landfall in Las Vegas, and will meet for the first time, socially distanced of course, at the official press-conference ahead of their WBO World Title Eliminator on ESPN+ this Saturday night (8/22).
The presser is set to take place TODAY (8/20) from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and will be streamed live through “WatchESPN”. The presser will go live at 12PM PT/ 3PM ET.
Saturday nights highly anticipated light heavyweight WBO World Title Eliminator main event comes at a vital time for both fighters, as Smith Jr. looks to get a second crack at a world title, and Alvarez looks to become a two-time world champion.
Alvarez-Smith Jr. is promoted by Top Rank in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, and Group Yvon Michel. The WBO Title Eliminator is set to take place August 22, live from The Bubble at MGM Grand, in Las Vegas, on ESPN +.