Here’s where to watch the biggest and best fights on television and streaming platforms this weekend in the U.S., including the most important info such as time, location, platform, betting odds and notable undercard fights. All odds listed below come from New Jersey-based bookmaker 888sport.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
What: Masayuki Ito (25-1-1, 13 KOs) vs Jamel Herring (19-2, 10 KOs)
Where: Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida
Time: 10 pm ET
Odds: Ito -130, Herring +100
Synopsis: WBO junior lightweight titleholder Ito, 28, faces contender Herring, 33, in an important 130-pound battle. The division is stacked at the top so this is Ito’s chance to show he’s more like the other titleholders (Miguel Berchelt, Gervonta Davis, Tevin Farmer) than he is the rest of the group. Herring is a former United States Marine. He served two tours in Iraq and has won three consecutive fights since losing to Ladarius Miller in August 2017.
Other Bouts: The ESPN show also includes a lightweight bout between former titleholder Jose Pedraza and contender Antonio Lozada. There will also be a slew of undercard fights on ESPN+.
What: Devin Haney (21-0, 13 KOs) vs Antonio Moran (24-3, 17 KOs)
Where: MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland
Time: 9 pm ET
Odds: Haney -5000, Moran +1400
Synopsis: In what was supposed to be former undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk’s first fight at heavyweight, Haney steps into the main event spot in Maryland after Usyk had to pull out because of injury. Lot’s of people consider Haney, 20, one of the hottest prospects in the sport. After being featured heavily on Showtime coming up, Haney now gets the DAZN spotlight.
Other Bouts: Heavyweight contender Michael Hunter, 30, wanted the spot Andy Ruiz ultimately landed to face unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua next week. He’ll make his case for the next big fight gig against Fabio Maldonado. Filip Hrgovic, 26, a heavyweight prospect who won a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics for Croatia, is also in action against Gregory Corbin.
What: Austin Trout (31-5, 17 KOs) vs Terrell Gausha (21-1, 10 KOs)
Where: Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi
Time: 9 pm ET
Odds: Trout -200, Gausha +155
Synopsis: Former junior middleweight titleholder Trout, 33, believes he can still fight amongst the very best in the 154-pound division. The New Mexican seeks to prove that’s true against 2012 U.S. Olympian Guasha, 31, in a fight that should reveal whether Trout is past his best years or still has another title run in him.
Other Bouts: Other FS1 bouts include Chordale Booker vs Wale Omotoso in the junior middleweight division and Ahmed Elbiali vs Marlos Eduardo Simoes at light heavyweight.
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