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Jai Opetaia vs. Jordan Thompson: Date, start time, TV channel and live stream

Jai Opetaia vs. Jordan Thompson: Date, start time, TV channel and live streamDAZN
The fighters will square off in London this weekend

Jai Opetaia will make his maiden defence of the IBF cruiserweight belt when he takes on Jordan Thomson on September 30, live on DAZN (excluding Australia and New Zealand).

Opetaia (22-0 17 KOs) won the IBF crown when he secured a victory over Mairis Briedis in July last year, the last time the Australian athlete was in action. Now he puts the title up for grabs against Thompson (15-0, 12 KOs), who was last seen in action in a TKO victory over Luke Watkins in April.

Opetaia vs. Thompson is just one of two world title fights on the bill, as Ellie Scotney and Laura Soledad Griffa meet for Scotney's IBF women's super-bantamweight title.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Opetaia vs. Thompson.

Opetaia vs. Thompson fight date, start time

  • Date: Saturday, September 30  
  • Time: 7 p.m. UK / 2 p.m. ET 
  • Main event ringwalks (approx): 10:06 p.m. UK / 5:06 p.m. ET 

The event is set to get underway at 7 p.m. UK / 2 p.m. ET  with the main event ringwalks expected at around 10:06 p.m. UK / 5:06 p.m. ET. The running time may be altered depending on the length of the preceding fights.

Can I watch Opetaia vs. Thompson on DAZN?

The card will stream live on DAZN in over 200 countries around the globe (excluding Australia and New Zealand). You can sign up for a subscription here.

However if you are in Argentina, Chile and Colombia you must download the DAZN app from the Apple App Store or Android Google Play store and then sign up from there, rather than via web browser.

What devices are supported on DAZN?

DAZN is available on web browsers at (except Argentina, Chile and Colombia) and also has apps available for all of the following TV and streaming devices:

Mobile Devices TV & Streaming Devices Game Consoles
iPhone, iPadAmazon Fire TV StickPlayStation 4
Android phones, tabletsAndroid TVPlayStation 5
Amazon Fire tabletApple TVXBox One
 Google ChromecastXBox Series X | S
 LG Smart TV, Smartcast 
 Panasonic, Samsung & Sony Smart TV 
 Philips, Roku 

Where is the Opetaia vs. Thompson fight?

The fight will take place at the OVO Arena Wembley, London.

Jai Opetaia record and bio

  • Nationality: Australian
  • Date of birth: June 30, 1995 
  • Height: 6' 2"    
  • Reach: 76"   
  • Total fights: 22   
  • Record: 22-0 (17 KOs)   

Jordan Thompson record and bio

  • Nationality: British    
  • Date of birth: n/a     
  • Height: 6' 6"    
  • Reach: n/a    
  • Total fights: 15    
  • Record: 15-0 (12 KOs)   

Opetaia vs. Thompson fight card

  • Jai Opetaia vs. Jordan Thompson; For Opetaia’s IBF world cruiserweight title
  • Cheavon Clarke vs. Vasil Ducar; Cruiserweight
  • Rhiannon Dixon vs. Katherina Thanderz; Women's lightweight
  • George Liddard vs. Peter Kramer; Middleweight
  • Ellie Scotney vs. Laura Soledad Griffa; For Scotney’s IBF women’s super bantamweight title
  • Shannon Ryan vs. Xenia Jorneac; Women's super flyweight
  • Maiseyrose Courtney vs. Martina Bernile; Women's flyweight
  • Jimmy Sains vs. Bartlomiej Stryczek; Middleweight
  • Ibraheem Sulaimaan vs. Joshua Ocampo; Lightweight