Beterbiev vs Browne on December 17 in Montreal
On December 17, Artur Beterbiev (16-0, 16 KOs) and Marcus Browne (24-1, 16 KOs) will fight at the Bell Centre Arena in Montreal. The American will enter this bout as an official challenger for the WBC light heavyweight title.
Promoter organization Top Rank recently won the bid to organize this fight. The winning bid was $1.1 million. The Russian, in addition to the World Boxing Council belt, also holds the IBF title.
In March, Beterbiev returned to the ring after a year and a half downtime, defeating Adam Daines. In April, Browne also returned to the ring after a long layoff and defeated Denis Grachev on points.