Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Sakio Bika vs. Lionell Thompson Part of PBC Prelims, March 24

Former world champion Sakio Bika will face Lionell Thompson in an eight or 10 round super middleweight showdown that will be featured in PBC Prelims on FS1 action this Sunday, March 24 from MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
 
Bika vs. Thompson replaces the previously announced Jose Miguel Borrego vs. Jerry Brown fight, after Brown withdrew from the fight.
 
The FS1 prelims broadcast will begin at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT and also feature Brandon Quarles (21-4-1, 10 KOs) battling Kansas-native Aaron Coley (15-2-1, 7 KOs) in an eight-round super welterweight bout, plus Baltimore's Lorenzo Simpson (2-0, 2 KOs) taking on Earl Henry (0-1-1) in a four-round super welterweight attraction.

weigh in-0002 - Sakio _The Scorpian_ Bika (720x480)
 
The event is headlined by two-division world champion Lamont Peterson taking on former junior welterweight world champion Sergey Lipinets in a 12-round welterweight match that headlines PBC on FS1 and FOX Deportes beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
 
Tickets for the event, which is promoted by TGB Promotions and HeadBangers Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting www.mgmnationalharbor.com/.
 
Additional action will see unbeaten Cobia Breedy (12-0, 4 KOs) in an eight-round super featherweight fight against California's Fernando Fuentes (14-7-1, 4 KOs), San Antonio's Ramon Cardenas (16-1, 9 KOs) facing Michigan's Ryan Lee Allen (8-2-1, 4 KOs) for eight-rounds of featherweight action and unbeaten Maryland-native Mark Duncan (3-0, 3 KOs) battling Arturo Izquierdo (5-2, 2 KOs) in a six-round middleweight attraction.
 
Rounding out the non-televised undercard action will feature a trio of Washington, D.C.-natives as unbeaten Keeshawn Williams faces Evincil Dixon in a six-round welterweight fight, undefeated Patrick Harris steps in for an eight-round super lightweight fight against Costa Rica's Bergman Aguilar andwelterweight Kareem Martin squares off against Joaquin Chavez for six-rounds of action. The night will also see Cincinnati's Adrian Jerome Benton making his pro debut in a four-round super lightweight duel against Archie Weah.
 
The 39-year-old Bika (34-7-3, 22 KOs) is a former WBC super-middleweight champion from Sydney, Australia by way of Cameroon, Africa. He won the title with a majority decision over Marco Antonio Periban in 2013 before losing the belt to Anthony Dirrell by unanimous decision in 2014. He moved up to light heavyweight to challenge Adonis Stevens for his and lost a unanimous decision. Since then Bika has won twice, most recently defeating Geard Ajetovic by unanimous decision in October.
 
Thompson (20-5, 11 KOs) has been campaigning at light heavyweight and is moving down in weight to take on Bika at super middleweight. The 33-year-old, who is from Buffalo, N.Y. and now lives in Las Vegas, defeated Derrick Findley by unanimous decision in his last fight in September. Thompson won his first 11 fights after turning pro in 2009.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by robbyheartbaby on 03-21-2019

Oh yeah The Scorpion baby! Can't wait Bika still beats most at 168

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (1)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Jessie Vargas on Facing Mikey Garcia: It's My Time To Shine! Marcel Braithwaite To Return From Defeat, March 14 In Liverpool Hearn: Whyte Could Be Mandatory To Fury-Joshua Winner Fury's Father: Joshua Frightened, Will Retire Before Facing Tyson Jessie Vargas Grinds Hard For Mikey Garcia Clash Fury vs. Joshua is The Next Mega-Event: Taking a Look Back Amir Khan: Tyson Fury is #1 Heavyweight, Would Beat Joshua Berinchik, Bursak, Beselia, Mitrofanov Win in Kiev Julio Cesar Chavez in Top Form For Jorge Arce Exhibition James Wilkins Signs With Golden Boy, Eyes Springtime Return Abdukakhorov-Lipinets Interim Title Fight Targeted For May 16 Wilder: Breland Influenced To Throw Towel By Anthony Dirrell, Who's Trained By 'Sugar' Hill Prograis-Hooker, Fortuna-Campbell Double Set For April 17 in Oxon Hill Martinez-Harris Face-Off, Parker & Yafai Hit Texas Mikey Garcia, Jessie Vargas - Face-Off as Fight Week Starts Wilder Will Exercise Rematch Clause, Says Costume Weakened Legs Canelo Alvarez To Decide May Opponent Shortly, Says Hearn Wallin To Fury: I Want a Rematch, I'll Finish What I Started! Tyson Fury's Father Would Like To See Him Retire, Visit White House Keith Hunter To Face Rakhmanov on ShoBox, Hawkins is Out News: Ruben Torres, Jeremiah Milton, Davtaev, Flores vs. Frank Andre Ward Feels Wilder Should Not Do Trilogy, Explains Why Euro News: Zeuge-De Carolis, Tatli-Cecilia, Frida Wallberg, More DAZN To Celebrate Mayweather's Birthday With Eight-Hour Fight Block Hearn: Fury Will Beat Wilder Again, Joshua Will Knock Pulev Out Azat Hovhannisyan Signs New Promotional Deal With Golden Boy Sergey Kovalev Arrested For DUI in Los Angeles Whyte: Wilder Got Destroyed, Proper Beaten Up, I Was Happy! Matchroom Italy Card, On Feb. 28, Postponed Due To Coronavirus Stevie & Aaron McKenna Join Freddie Roach At Wild Card Tyson Fury: No Problems With What Bayless Did; He Did A Fair Job Frank Warren: Joshua Should Vacate Belts, Get It On With Fury Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder II: Afterthoughts Breidis Says Tickets Going Through The Roof For Dorticos Bout Chris Jenkins vs. Johnny Garton II To Feature On Dubois vs. Joyce Warren on Fury: That Was Best Performance By British Boxer Whyte: Tyson Fury Knows I Got What it Takes To Beat Him! Davison: Fury Stopping Wilder Shocked Me, I Was Surprised Chocolatito on Kal Yafai: It's Going To Be One Hell of a Fight Davison: Wilder Did Not Look Confident, It Was Round 13 For Fury
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement