Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Uzcategui vs. Douglin Tops 9/21 PBC on FS1 Tripleheader

By Jake Donovan

Jose Uzcategui is ready to make a run towards another title reign.

The former super middleweight title claimant is locked in for a crossroads bout with divisional trialhorse Denis Douglin, with the two to collide September 21 atop a PBC on FS1 telecast. The bout headlines a planned tripleheader, live from Pioneer Events Center in Lancaster, Calif.

BoxingScene.com has learned that the show will also include rising prospect Chris Colbert (12-0, 4KOs) in a 10-round super featherweight clash, with the opponent still being finalized. The third leg of the tripleheader will feature Puerto Rico’s Thomas Dulorme (24-3-1, 16KOs) in a welterweight clash versus Los Angeles native Terrel Williams (18-0, 13KOs).

jose-uzcategui_2

Uzcategui (28-3, 23KOs) will fight for the first time since conceding his 168-pound title to unbeaten and still reigning champ Caleb Plant this past January in L.A. Their bout serves as the most watched boxing event ever, though also brought to a close Uzctagui’s 10-month stay as a divisional titlist.

The 28-year old knockout artist from Mexico by way of Venezuela claimed his belt in his second try, coming in a revenge fueled stoppage win over Andre Dirrell last March. Dirrell’s brother Anthony fights one week later, defending his title versus unbeaten David Benavidez.

A win by Uzcategui won’t necessarily guarantee him an immediate title fight but at least allows him to reestablish himself as a divisional threat.

Douglin (22-6, 14KOs) enters the bout having won two straight since suffering back to back losses on the PBC circuit. The 31-year old southpaw fights for the first time since a stoppage win over Saul Roman last November.

The event will mark the first Fox Sports telecast following the start of the National Football League (NFL) regular season. PBC’s lucrative long-term pact with the platform reaped major benefits through cross-promotion, enjoying favorable ratings for its first two Fox primetime cards as well as the aforementioned Plant-Uzcategui topped FS1 car that served as the first show of the rebranded PBC on FS1 series.

More of the same figures to apply to this card, which will gain promotional impressions during NFL preseason and regular season coverage. It will also serve as a prelude to the next Fox Sports Pay-Per-View event one week later, when Errol Spence and Shawn Porter collide in a welterweight unification bout at L.A.’s Staples Center.

Jake Donovan is a senior writer for BoxingScene.com. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by killakali on 08-17-2019

[quote=mammoth;19993181][i]and[/i] he gets to be on fs1? Whoa!!![/quote] 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 ^^^^^

Comment by Mammoth on 08-16-2019

[QUOTE=killakali;19993125]Yeah bro. He only shelved him what 8 months[/QUOTE] [I]And[/I] he gets to be on FS1? Whoa!!!

Comment by killakali on 08-16-2019

[QUOTE=Oldskoolg;19993104]Man haymon is loyal to his fighters...good to see José right back into the ring and making another run. If you sign with haymon he damn sure guarantees you back in the ring and on tv[/QUOTE] Or do like Pedraza.…

Comment by killakali on 08-16-2019

[QUOTE=Mammoth;19993092]You're right. He'll give some tough rounds though so it'll be a good watch....[/QUOTE] He will but he’s not a fighter anyone should waste energy thinking about their promotional status

Comment by killakali on 08-16-2019

[QUOTE=Oldskoolg;19993104]Man haymon is loyal to his fighters...good to see José right back into the ring and making another run. If you sign with haymon he damn sure guarantees you back in the ring and on tv[/QUOTE] Yeah bro. He only…

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (14)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Tyson Fury's Still a Star, But He's Not The Heavyweight Champion Warren: If Fury is Not 100% - No Way Do I Let Him Face Wilder! Peter Quillin vs. Alfredo Angulo - Undercard Information Jose Pedraza Unsure of Next Career Move After Losing 140 Debut Wallin on Fury's Cut: If Anyone Else - They Probably Stop The Fight Inside Ryan Garcia and Golden Boy's Tumultuous Weekend Malik Hawkins Inks Promotional With Mayweather Promotions Petr Petrov is Back in Main Event Slot on Thompson Card Jimmy Kelly Jr. Inks Promotional Pact With Greg Cohen Hunter vs. Povetkin Clash In Works For Ruiz-Joshua II Undercard Taylor vs. Serrano At MSG Theater is Targeted By Hearn, DiBella Munguia: I Don't Know If This Is My Last Fight At 154 Pounds Terry Flanagan vs. Michael Ansah Set Down For October 11 Promoter: The Sky is Now The Limit for Otto Wallin British Boxing News: Conlan-Nikitin II, Natasha Jonas, More Lamont Roach Extends Pact With Golden Boy Promotions Alamo vs. Moran Kicks Off Telemundo Fall Season Parker, Should He Beat Chisora, Wants Rematch With Whyte Jarrell Miller Acknowledges ESPN Talks, Still Open To DAZN Return Crawford: Kavaliauskas Can Fight, No Matter What's Said Hearn: I Want To Thank Bob Arum For All The Publicity Tyson Fury's Cutman: That Was Worst Cut That I've Ever Seen Al Siesta Enters Russian Boxing with Troyanovskiy and KOntender Warren: Fury Won With Serious Injury, Does Not Affect His Standing Tetteh Feels Dubois Overlooking Him Like Joshua Did Ruiz Chavez Jr. Says a Deal To Fight Daniel Jacobs is 'Close' For 12/14 David Haye Reacts To Tyson Fury's Win in Vegas, Talks Cut Chris Algieri Reacts To Tyson Fury's Win, Talks Cut Eastern Europe Update: Churbanov, Perez, Tischenko, More Arum: If Fury Underestimated Wallin, Would've Lost Serrano: Hardy is a Warrior, She Came And Stood For 10 Rounds Wallin: Fury Stole Some Rounds, But A Fair Decision Arum: Fury's Cut Shouldn't Push Back Wilder Rematch Fury's Trainer Hits Back at John Fury's Plea To Fire The Team Nadjib Mohammedi, Firat Arlsan, Mariusz Wach Pick Up Wins Tyson Fury: Doctors Did Fantastic Job, Got Fifty Stitches Jessica McCaskill vs. Erica Farias Rematch on Usyk-Spong Ryan Garcia: This Was Chance To Stand My Ground, Get Respect Otto Wallin's Promoter: We Have A New Top Heavyweight Frank Warren Admits Fury's Cuts Could Delay Wilder Rematch
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement