The 26-year-old Las Vegas resident is fighting Tramaine Williams for the vacant WBO junior featherweight title.
Junior featherweight Raeese Aleem will fight Marcus Bates in a WBA eliminator bout at 6 p.m. Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
The Westgate made the bout a pick’em Thursday morning, but took it off the board Thursday afternoon after learning that there will be no judges, scoring or a winner declared.
Tyson (50-6, 44 knockouts) is returning to the ring to fight Jones Jr. (66-9, 49 KOs) on Sept. 12 in an exhibition at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.
Oscar Valdez punctuated Top Rank’s 13th Las Vegas card during the coronavirus pandemic with a 10th-round technical knockout over Jayson Velez on Tuesday at the MGM Grand.
Felix Verdejo stunned previously unbeaten Will Madera with a right uppercut, then a right hook and left uppercut to end the main event 2:59 into the first round Thursday.
Junior lightweight boxers Mikaela Mayer and Helen Joseph on Tuesday became the first women to fight in the main event of a Top Rank boxing card on ESPN.
WBO super featherweight champion Jamel Herring was scheduled to defend his title against Jonathan Oquendo on Top Rank’s boxing card Tuesday at the MGM Grand.
Jose Pedraza, a former super featherweight and lightweight world champion, claimed a unanimous decision over Mikkel LesPierre inside MGM Grand’s Grand Ballroom.
The Raiders’ new $1.8 billion home has been reserved that night for the third fight between the heavyweight juggernauts, according to Top Rank chairman Bob Arum, Fury’s co-promoter.
Saucedo (30-1, 19 knockouts) paired a refined approach with his usual, aggressive style Tuesday night, earning a 100-90, 99-91, 98-92 victory over Sonny Fredrickson (21-3, 14 KOs) at MGM Grand.
Jacob “Stitch” Duran, Mike Bazzel and Bob Ware are embedded inside the MGM Grand as Top Rank’s staff cutmen, and tend to a majority of the fighters on the promotion’s biweekly fight cards.
Jason Moloney scored a technical knockout over Leonardo Baez in Moloney’s Las Vegas debut in the main event of Top Rank’s boxing card Thursday at the MGM Grand.