HBO Boxing After Dark presents Lucas Matthysse vs Ruslan Provodnikov, and Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme in a split site doubleheader live on April 18.
Lucas Matthysse of Argentina and Ruslan Provodnikov of Siberia are two of the hardest hitting action fighters in all of boxing and their fists will collide on HBO in what many hardcore boxing fans believe will either be the fight of the year or end with knockout of the year. Styles make fights and two aggressive punchers going at it is an explosion waiting to happen.
The first fight of the telecast will be former lightweight champion Terence Crawford of Omaha, Nebraska stepping up to the junior welterweight division to fight for the vacant WBO title against skilled Puerto Rican boxer Thomas Dulorme.
The main event Lucas Matthysse vs Ruslan Provodnikov takes place at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona and the co-main event Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme WBO junior welterweight championship fight takes place at College Park Center, Arlington, Texas.
Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov, Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme live on April 18 HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 9:45 PM ET/PT.