Tulsa, OK (April 9, 2021) – We have a fight! JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (26-3 21KO’S) and MAXIM VLASOV (45-3 26KO’s) stepped on the scales today at the Osage Casino, ahead of tomorrow nights (4/10) WBO Light Heavyweight Championship main event on ESPN.
Joe Smith Jr. weighed in at a ready 174.8 lbs, and Maxim Vlasov weighed in at 175 lbs. The highly anticipated light heavyweight world championship bout will not only crown a new champion in the division, but holds major implications for the light heavyweight division later in 2021.
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, the Smith-Vlasov World Championship card will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes on April 10 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
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