Combat sports activities are within the highlight tonight on RMC Sport! On the night time of Saturday 19 to Sunday 20 June, the channel will concurrently give you two shock applications on its antennas: boxing, on the one hand, with the throw-in of the WBC belt in middleweight, and MMA , on the opposite hand, with the normal UFC Fight Night.
Boxing: Charlo vs Montiel
It’s a small occasion that’s about to happen in Houston, this Saturday, June 19. On this Juneteenth, official day of celebration in Texas that commemorates the tip of slavery, the town will welcome the return of one in all its champions, actually. Metropolitan native Jermall Charlo is the present WBC middleweight belt holder. A title gained first by interim, in 2018, then formally the next 12 months. The one we nickname Hitman It has already defended it, efficiently, twice. And this night, or quite this night time for the televiewers of the Hexagon, it’ll strive not solely to defend it a 3rd time, however to lengthen as well as its unimaginable listing of achievements, to at the present time of 31 victories and 0 defeats! For the challenger this time, the WBC known as on the one who’s presently positioned in 4th place in its middleweight rating: Juan Macias Montiel. The Mexican has for his half 22 victories to his counter, in opposition to 4 defeats. Unbeaten since 2017, it’s with a shock knockout in opposition to the American James Kirkland, throughout his final battle in December, that he’ll enter the ring to declare, for the primary time in his profession, a world title.
Don’t miss the Charlo vs Montiel shock, for the WBC middleweight belt, on the night of Saturday 19 to Sunday 20 June from 3 a.m. on RMC Sport 1.
MMA: The Korean Zombie vs Ige
The other “small” event of the evening will take place in the octagon. Head to Las Vegas this time for UFC Fight Night! The weekly event of the famous MMA league still promises a great spectacle, to be followed also live in the middle of the night in our regions. For good reason: at the head of the main card, we find Chan Sung Jung, better known by his stage name, The Korean Zombie, and Dan Ige alias 50K. It is the latter who, according to ESPN, would have asked to face the South Korean, a real phenomenon, known for not letting go even after having taken big blows. Hence his nickname… If he lost his last fight, by unanimous decision against Brian Ortega last December, the Zombie still enjoys a nice 4th position in the featherweight ranking. The American is eighth, but can leave confident after his KO victory over Gavin Tucker last March – a fight that once again earned him the Performance bonus of the evening. Sure, there will still be sparks!
Appointment from 3 am, on the night of this Saturday 19 to Sunday 20 June, to follow this shock live on RMC Sport 2. And if it’s too late for you, or your heart is swinging with the championship WBC middleweight world, know that this UFC Fight Night will then be broadcast on Sunday June 20 at 9 p.m., still on RMC Sport 2!