Saturday brings us a matinee of championship boxing on DAZN with three titles on the line in Leeds, England. A non-title fight between Mauricio Lara and Josh Warrington is the main event, but the card includes two men’s IBO title bouts and a fight for the undisputed women’s lightweight title.
Josh Warrington is in a must-win situation on Saturday.
In February, Josh Warrington was expected to plow through Mauricio Lara and move on to bigger fights. Lara had different plans in mind, as he dominated Warrington from start to finish. He put Warrington on the canvas in the fourth round and sent him packing with the second and final knockdown in the ninth round to notch the massive upset to hand the Brit the first loss of his career. Now, they run it back on Saturday from Emerald Headingley Stadium in Leeds, England. The co-main event features undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor putting all four belts on the line against Jennifer Han. It took a little bit for Warrington (30-1, 7 KOs) to get over the setback. Now, he’s refreshed and ready to prove the loss nearly seven months ago was a fluke and reclaim his spot among the elite in the featherweight division. “It’s been an up and down period, time for reflection and to reassess myself,” Warrington said in a press release. “I’ve watched the first fight a dozen times. I’m mentally and physically prepared for Mauricio. It won’t be the same result. I want revenge. It’s going to be a huge event in Leeds. I can’t wait to get back in there and rewrite the script. It’s nothing personal, just business. September 4, we get back on track to the top.” The unknown Lara (22-2, 15 KOs) plans to show the world that he’s the real deal this weekend. “I’ve never been much of a talker. I’d rather do my talking in the ring,” Lara said. “I’m going for a repeat performance on September 4. Hit once, hit twice. Warrington should know that I am coming for him. This is all about pride. This is for Mexico!” Saturday’s card is definitely one you cannot miss as it has something for everyone. Here is everything you need to know about Mauricio Lara vs. Josh Warrington 2.
Mauricio Lara vs. Josh Warrington 2 fight date, start time
Date: Saturday, Sept. 4 Time: 2 p.m. ET Lara vs. Warrington main event (approx): 5:00 p.m. ET
The Mauricio Lara vs. Josh Warrington 2 fight card takes place on Saturday, Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. ET. Lara and Warrington are expected to make their ring walks at approximately 5:00 p.m. ET, although that depends on the length of the earlier bouts.
Lara vs. Warrington 2 TV channel, live stream
U.S.: DAZN UK: DAZN
Lara vs. Warrington will have their featherweight rematch exclusively on DAZN worldwide in over 200 countries and territories.
Where is the Lara vs. Warrington 2 fight?
The event will take place at Emerald Headingley Stadium in Leeds, England. It will be the first time that Lara and Warrington compete at the stadium.
Lara vs. Warrington fight odds
As of Sept. 1, courtesy of BetMGM:
Mauricio Lara: +110 Draw: +2000 Josh Warrington: -135
Mauricio Lara record and bio
Nationality: Mexican Born: February 23, 1998 Height: N/A Reach: N/A Total fights: 24 Record: 22-2 with 15 knockouts
Josh Warrington record and bio
Nationality: British Born: Nov. 14, 1990 Height: 5-7 Reach: 67 inches Total fights: 31 Record: 30-1 with seven knockouts
Mauricio Lara vs. Josh Warrington fight card
- Mauricio Lara vs. Josh Warrington 2; Featherweight
- Katie Taylor vs. Jennifer Han for Taylor’s WBC/WBO/IBF/WBA Women’s Lightweight title
- Conor Benn vs. Adrian Granados; Welterweight
- Jovanni Straffon vs. Maxi Hughes; Lightweight
- Ebanie Bridges vs. Mailys Gangloff; Women’s Bantamweight
- Hopey Price vs. Zahid Hussain; Featherweight
- Jack Bateson vs. Felix Garcia; Junior Featherweight
- Brandon Stansfield vs. MJ Hall; Junior Middleweight
- Mali Wright vs. Anthony Woolery; Light Heavyweight