140 pounder Paulie Malignaggi will have a chance to erase a controversial decision loss he suffered in Texas against hometown boy Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz.
The two will face off in a catchweight bout of a 139 pounds a pounder under the junior welterweight limit.
On the undercard Victor Ortiz will be in his first fight since quitting in the corner against Argentinean boxer Marcos Maidana last June at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles.
Ortiz will be taking on the tough Antonio Diaz.
HBO boxing triple header Live from UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois at 10:15 pm ET/PT
Juan Diaz vs. Paulie Malignaggi II
Victor Ortiz vs. Antonio Diaz
Vitali Klitschko vs. Kevin Johnson – WBC Heavyweight title fight (tape delayed from PostFinance Arena, Berne, Switzerland)
Timothy Desert Storm Bradley will be putting up his WBO light welterweight title on the line against up and comer Lamont Peterson.
The Armenian Bull Vic Darchinyan will be on the undercard fighting Tomas Rojas.
Showtime championship boxing double header Live from Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage, California at 9:00 pm ET/PT
Timothy Bradley vs. Lamont Peterson
Vic Darchinyan vs. Tomas Rojas
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