Joe Cordina was stripped of his world title last year when injury meant he couldn't defend his world title against Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov.
Rakhimov won the vacated title by stopping Zelfa Barrett, but his first defence comes against the man who lost the belt outside the ring.
Who will win the battle that has been a long time in the making?
Rakhimov vs. Cordina fight date, start time
- Date: Saturday, April 22
- Time: 7 p.m. GMT / 2 p.m. ET
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 10 p.m. GMT / 5 p.m. ET
The event is set to get underway at 7 p.m. GMT / 2 p.m. ET with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 10 p.m. GMT / 5 p.m. ET. The timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights.
Can I watch Rakhimov vs. Cordina on DAZN?
The card will stream live on DAZN in over 200 countries across the globe (except 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 DAZN.com (except Argentina, Chile and Colombia) and also has apps available for all of the following TV and streaming devices:
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Where is the Rakhimov vs. Cordina fight?
The fight will take place at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales.
Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov record and bio
- Nationality: Tajikistan
- Date of birth: August 14, 1994
- Height: 5' 8"
- Reach: N/A
- Total fights: 18
- Record: 17-0-1 (14 KOs)
Joe Cordina record and bio
- Nationality: British
- Date of birth: December 1, 1991
- Height: 5' 9"
- Reach: 69"
- Total fights: 15-0
- Record: 15-0 (9 KOs)
Rakhimov vs. Cordina fight card
- Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov vs. Joe Cordina; For Rakhimov's IBF super-featherweight title