Billam-Smith vs Masternak Complete Undercard

On Sunday 10 December, Boxxer present Billam-Smith vs Masternak for the WBO World Cruiserweight title. The card is being held in Bournemouth and broadcast live on Sky Sports.

Chris Billiam-Smith is defending his WBO World Cruiserweight title for the first time, having defeated the much maligned Lawrence Okolie back in May. Okolie was due a rematch, having defended his belt voluntarily back in May, but Masternak has been able to jump the queue as mandatory challenger.

The undercard features a further 6 bouts, including Cutler vs Egbunike competing for an English Super Welterweight title.

Ben Whittaker returns for injury for his fifth professional contest, and fellow Olympian Lauren Price is competing for the fourth time in 2023.

Francesca Hennessy, daughter of famed promoter Mick Hennessy, competes for a second time having scored a KO on her debut.

Here is the full card for Billam-Smith vs Masternak:

Chris Billam-Smith vs Mateusz Masternak
Lee Cutler vs Kingsley Egbunike
Ben Whittaker vs Stiven Dredhaj
Lauren Price vs Silvia Bortot
Michael McKinson vs Musah Lawson
Lewis Edmondson vs Dmytro Fedas
Francesca Hennessy vs Lucrecia Arrieta

Whittaker vs Dredhaj

Brash Olympian Ben Whittaker returns from injury having last competed on 01 July, on the undercard of Marshall vs Crews-Dezurn. This will only be his third outing this year, having turned pro in 2022. He holds a 4-0 record and hasn’t been tested at all in his professional career.

His opponent Dredhaj (11-2-1) looks a world apart from the unbeaten Olympian, having only beaten one opponent with a positive record. Dredhaj holds 3 KO’s on his record, but two came against rookie opposition who had 0 wins on their record.

Lauren Price vs Silvia Bortot

Unbeaten Olympic gold medallist Lauren Price returns for her fourth bout of 2023 against Bortot. Price also holds the distinction of being the first ever Womens British Welterweight champion, having beaten Kirstie Bavington in 2022 for the title.

Bortot has fought twice in 2023 and lost both bouts, most recently losing every round to Mikaela Mayer in September. She holds an 11-3-1 record, having previously held the EBU Super Lightweight title.

Lauren Price vs Silvia Bortot

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