Crawford fights Egidijus Kavaliauskas tonight at Madison Square Garden. Most think this won’t be competitive at all but I think Crawford will likely win on points in a competitive fight. On the undercard Richard Commey defends his IBF lightweight world title vs up and comer Teofimo Lopez. I think Commey’s power will see him defeat the odds and retain his IBF lightweight title. Micheal Conlan fights Vladimir Nikitin in a fight which serves no purpose for Conlan’s professional career. This is purely so Conlan can get his revenge against Nikitin who he felt he beat in the Olympics but was robbed of his deserved medal. Nikitin hasn’t looked good as a pro and Conlan should win on points or a late stoppage depending how washed Nikitin is.
I’ve started writing this very late so I can’t do my usual breakdown of all the good cards unfortunately. That’s on me though and I’ll have a full breakdown next week like usual. I hope all the fighters get home safely and that you enjoy the boxing. Like usual I’ll be doing my breakdown of the weeks fights next week, so until then enjoy!