On Saturday afternoon September 7th, WBO Lightweight champion Ricky Burns will defend his crown when he takes on tough veteran Ray Beltran in a bout that will be televised in the United States on WealthTV and www.wealthtv.com.
“We are excited to be able to bring this outstanding five-star world title fight to United States boxing fans,” said WealthTV President Charles Herring.
“Beltran is a tough Mexican American fighter who cut his teeth and earned this opportunity the hard way. We just had top American heavyweight Tony Thompson go over to the United Kingdom twice and score big wins over David Price on WealthTV and it would not shock me if Beltran follows suit and brings home the title.”
The fight is promoted by Matchroom Sport and will originate from Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.
“I’m delighted that Ricky’s fourth defense of his WBO title will be shown live in the States on WealthTV,” said Burns’ promoter Eddie Hearn.
“Raymundo Beltran promises to be the toughe...