Photo by Tom Hogan – Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions

On Saturday, January 27, 2018, Lucas Matthysse takes on Tewa Kiram in a scheduled 12-round fight for the vacant WBA Welterweight world championship.

The bout is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box and Galaxy Promotions.

In the co-main event, Jorge Linares battles Mercito Gesta in a scheduled 12-round fight for Linares’ WBA and Ring Magazine Lightweight world championships. The bout is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Teiken Promotions.

The event will take place at the ‘Fabulous’ Forum in Inglewood, California and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:30 pm, EST/PST.

The non-televised undercard action, which includes Tenochtitlan Nava vs. Francisco Esparza and Marcelino Nicolas Lopez vs. Breidis Prescott, will be streamed live on RingTV.com beginning at 6:05 pm, EST/3:05 pm, PST.

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Matthysse vs. Kiram

Lucas Matthysse vs. Tewa Kiram

Jorge Linares vs. Mercito Gesta

Marcelino Nicolas Lopez vs. Breidis Prescott

Tenochtitlan Nava vs. Francisco Esparza

Romero Duno vs. Yardley Armenta Cruz

Ferdinand Kerobyan vs. Lucius Johnson

Francisco Javier Martinez vs. Danny Flores


Fight Coverage:

Jorge Linares Eyeing Big-Time Matchups

Lucas Matthysse Ready for Tough Task

Matthysse vs. Kiram Weigh-In Results

Matthysse vs. Kiram Final Press Conference

Matthysse vs. Kiram HBO Boxing Podcast

Hey Harold!: Matthysse vs. Kiram & Linares vs. Gesta