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Photos: Jarrell Miller, Mariusz Wach - Prepared For Battle

HBO Sports visits Long Island’s newly renovated Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY, for the first time for an explosive tripleheader of action when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: DANIEL JACOBS VS. LUIS ARIAS AND JARRELL MILLER VS. MARIUSZ WACH AND CLETUS SELDIN VS. ROBERTO ORTIZ is seen SATURDAY, NOV. 11 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will call the action, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired and presented in Spanish on HBO Latino. Photos by Marilyn Paulino / Matchroom.

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Official Weights from Uniondale:

Daniel Jacobs: 159.6 lbs.
Luis Arias: 160.0 lbs.

Jarrell Miller: 283.4 lbs.
Mariusz Wach: 268.0 lbs.

Cletus Seldin: 141.2 lbs.
Roberto Ortiz: 141.2 lbs.

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In an intriguing middleweight showdown, Brooklyn-born Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) returns to the ring to headline a WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING card for the first time, meeting Wisconsin’s talkative, engaging Luis Arias (18-0, 9 KOs) in a scheduled 12-round fight. Jacobs, 30, has risen to the upper echelon of the 160-pound division and seeks to regain a title belt after losing a close decision to pound-for-pound ace Gennady Golovkin last March. The undefeated Arias, 27, hopes to spring one of the year’s big upsets.

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The co-feature is a scheduled 12-round heavyweight tilt between Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller (19-0, 17 KOs) from Brooklyn and Poland’s Mariusz Wach (33-2, 17 KOs). Miller, 29, is building a following in the sport’s most visible division and looks to use the national spotlight as a springboard into even bigger fights in 2018. With nearly twice as many pro bouts as his opponent, the 37-year-old Wach has a decided advantage in experience.

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The opening bout features Cletus Seldin (20-0, 16 KOs) and Roberto Ortiz (35-1-2, 26 KOs) in a scheduled ten-round super lightweight contest. Fighting out of Brooklyn, the undefeated Seldin, 31, has developed a solid following on Long Island, the site of 16 of his 20 pro bouts, while Ortiz, 31, has fought nearly his whole career in Mexico, aside from his one career loss, against super lightweight powerhouse Lucas Matthysse. Both men are making their HBO debut.

HBO last visited Nassau Coliseum in Oct. 1980, when heavyweights Gerry Cooney and Ron Lyle tangled.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Godsfly on 11-11-2017

came in at 298 his last fight. this one is 283 guess he is starting to actually care about his weight and his career.

Comment by Ray* on 11-11-2017

[QUOTE=Tobi.G;18200459]Why should he cut down a lot more? he has the stamina to go 12 rounds so why should he get lighter? More weight is a advantage if you can handle it. He has already a pretty good workrate for…

Comment by Pound4PoundStud on 11-10-2017

Good job by Miller. Glad he is making progress and losing weight. He never seemed to have stamina problems to begin with so this will only help him go further.

Comment by Sparked_26 on 11-10-2017

[QUOTE=Tobi.G;18200459]Why should he cut down a lot more? he has the stamina to go 12 rounds so why should he get lighter? More weight is a advantage if you can handle it. He has already a pretty good workrate for…

Comment by steeve steel on 11-10-2017

Both guys look out of shape; Cheeseburger VS Camembert!

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