Former WBC super featherweight world champion Miguel "El Alacran" Berchelt is all about new beginnings. After reigning at 130 pounds for more than four years, he has set his sights on conquering the lightweight division. (photos by Mikey Williams)
Berchelt's road to two-weight supremacy begins Saturday evening in a 10-rounder against Jeremiah Nakathila at Resorts World Event Center at Resorts World Las Vegas (ESPN, ESPN Deportes & ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT). In the 10-round featherweight co-feature, Jose Enrique Vivas (21-1, 11 KOs) will battle Eduardo Baez (20-2-2, 7 KOs) in an all-Mexican showdown.
Undercard action will stream live and exclusively on ESPN+ (6:45 p.m. ET/3:45 p.m. PT) and includes Puerto Rican junior featherweight puncher Carlos Caraballo (14-1, 14 KOs), welterweight U.S. Olympian Tiger Johnson (2-0, 1 KO), featherweight prospect Haven Brady Jr. (5-0, 3 KOs), junior welterweight contender Josue Vargas (19-2, 9 KOs), and rising light heavyweight Dante Benjamin Jr. (1-0, 1 KO).