Joe Smith Jr vs Artur Beterbiev Light Heavyweight title unification bout has been officially announced to take place on June 18 at the Madison Square Garden.
The official Twitter handle of Top Rank Boxing confirmed this news by sharing a tweet. They announced that the lightweight title unification clash will air from the MSG Hulu Theaters.
The WBC & IBF Light Heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev will defend his titles for the sixth time against Joe Smith Jr. Beterbiev is still undefeated in professional boxing. He is coming off a KO victory against Marcus Browne.
On the other hand, the WBO Light Heavyweight champion Joe Smith Jr. is on a four-fight winning streak and is coming off a TKO victory against Steve Geffrard.
Artur Beterbiev managed to get a finish in every single fight so far. He must be looking forward to keeping this record whereas Joe Smith Jr. will try to end Beterviev’s dominance by taking away his titles on June 18 at the Madison Square Garden.