Featherweight world titleholder Josh Warrington put his IBF belt on the line against Sofiane Takoucht in the main event of a Top Rank on ESPN+ card on at First Direct Arena in Leeds, England, on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Warrington, of Leeds, has fought at his hometown venue seven times in his last 10 fights.
Warrington (29-0, 6 KOs) won the title by defeating Lee Selby in a split decision in May 2018. Warrington defended the belt twice, a unanimous decision victory over former two-division world titlist Carl Frampton last December and a split decision victory over Kid Galahad in June.
Takoucht (35-3-1, 13 KOs), of France, has won eight consecutive fights since losing a majority decision to Alexander Miskirtchian in January 2014, including a unanimous decision victory against Yesner Talavera in June.
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Where can I watch the Warrington vs. Takoucht fight card on Saturday?
The Warrington vs. Takoucht fight broadcast on ESPN+ will begin at 2:30 p.m. ET Saturday.
The undercard includes:
Zelfa Barrett vs. Jordan McCorry, 12 rounds, for Barrett’s Commonwealth junior lightweight title
Lyndon Arthur vs. Emmanuel Anim, 12 rounds, for vacant Commonwealth light heavyweight title
Troy Williamson vs. TBA, 10 rounds, junior middleweights
Muhammad Ali vs. Kamil Jaworek, 4 rounds, bantamweights