Super-featherweight boxer Liam Wilson will fight for a maiden world title when he meets two-weight world champion Emanuel Navarrete.
The 26-year-old Queenslander will be challenging for the vacant WBO title at 130-pounds (59kg), previously held by Shakur Stevenson.
In Mexico’s Navarrete, Wilson will be facing a veteran of 37 professional fights who has been WBO champion at super-bantamweight and featherweight.
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Here’s everything you need to know about the fight.
When and where is Emanuel Navarrete vs. Liam Wilson?
The pair will be fighting on Sunday, February 4 (Feb. 3 in the US) at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona.
With a capacity of just under 20,000, the Desert Diamond Arena is home to the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes.
What time is Navarrete vs. Wilson?
Live coverage from Arizona kicks off at 10:30am AEDT/9:30am AEST.
Expect Wilson and Navarrete to step into the ring for the main event some time in the early afternoon.
How to watch Navarrete vs. Wilson in Australia?
In good news for Aussie fight fans, the bout will be shown live on Fox Sports 505.
The event is not a pay-per-view, so Foxtel subscribers can tune in at no extra cost.
Navarrete vs. Wilson live stream
The bout and undercard will also be broadcast live on Kayo.
Navarrete vs. Wilson odds
Odds accurate as of 27/01/23
The Mexican will go into the fight as a huge favourite with the bookies – he’s currently rated a $1.08 chance to get the victory with Sportsbet.
Wilson is a considered an $8.50 chance to have his hand raised.
Sportsbet has a Navarrete stoppage as the most likely result at $1.38.
Liam Wilson record and bio
- Nationality: Australian
- Born: March 18, 1996
- Height: 5’9″ (176cm)
- Reach: 70 inches (178cm)
- Total fights: 12
- Record: 11-1 with 7 wins via knockout
Emanuel Navarrete record and bio
- Nationality: Mexican
- Born: January 17, 1995
- Height: 5’7″ (170cm)
- Reach: 73 inches (183cm)
- Total fights: 37
- Record: 36-1 with 30 wins via knockout