Artur Beterbiev returns to Quebec City for the first time in eight years when he defends his IBF, WBC and WBO world light heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Callum Smith.
Beterbiev is one of boxing's must-watch names known for his knockouts after taking out all 19 of his previous opponents within the distance.
Smith however, has been a devastating force at 175lbs and will be hoping to produce an explosive finish in Canada.
Here's everything you need to know ahead of Beterbiev vs. Smith.
Beterbiev vs. Smith fight date, start time
- Date: Saturday, August 19
- Time: 10 p.m. ET / 3 a.m. BST
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 11:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 a.m. BST
The main card is set to get underway at 10 p.m. ET / 3 a.m. BST with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 11:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 a.m. BST. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights.
What channel/stream is Beterbiev vs. Smith?
- U.S.: ESPN+
- UK: Sky Sports
The fight will be available on ESPN+ in the U.S. (click here for more information), while Sky Sports will broadcast the fight in the UK.
Where is the Beterbiev vs. Smith fight?
The fight will take place at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City, Canada.
Artur Beterbiev record and bio
- Date of birth: January 21, 1985
- Height: 5' 11.5"
- Reach: 73"
- Total fights: 19
- Record: 19-0 (19 KOs)
Callum Smith record and bio
- Nationality: British
- Date of birth: April 23, 1990
- Height: 6' 3"
- Reach: 78"
- Total fights: 30
- Record: 29-1 (21 KOs)
Beterbiev vs. Smith fight card
- Artur Beterbiev vs. Callum Smith; For Beterbiev's IBF, WBC and WBO world light heavyweight titles