Ryan Burnett can continue his sensational rise to superstardom by unifying his IBF bantamweight title with Zhanat Zhakiyanov’s WBA strap on Saturday night in Belfast.
The Northern Irishman (18-0) won the IBF belt in his last outing, when he dominated Lee Haskins and claimed a unanimous decision victory.
Zhakiyanov (27-1) is a tough Kazakh who has never been stopped and whose only loss came all the way back in 2008.
The 33-year-old is not to be underestimated as he beat the highly rated American Rau’shee Warren in his last outing, on Warren’s home patch and comes into this bout as a legitimate world champion.
When is Burnett vs Zhakiyanov?
The fight is on Saturday, October 21 at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
What TV channel is Burnett vs Zhakiyanov on?
Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action will be showing the card live, with coverage starting at 7pm.
What are the odds? (Courtesy of Betfair)
1/3 Burnett vs Zhakiyanov 9/4
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