Caroline Dubois vs Magali Rodriguez Start Time and Preview

LIVE ON: 30 September 2023

WHO IS BOXING?

On 30 September 2023, live from York Hall, Caroline Dubois (7-0) faces toughest test as she faces Magali Rodriguez (22-6-4) for a version of the World title, the IBO World Lightweight Championship. The card is being broadcast on Sky Sports and promoted by Boxxer.

Caroline Dubois will be the second Brit to compete for an IBO World title in September 2023, as Lyndon Arthur captured his IBO World Light Heavyweight Championship on 01 September 2023.

Caroline Dubois is coming off a points victory in her last contest against Yanina Lescano. Dubois stepped was competing in 8 rounds for just the second time against Lescano in June 2023, and this is her first 10 rounder.

Magali Rodriguez is undefeated since 2018, but is coming off a majority draw against unbeaten Estelle Mossely in Egypt, in April 2023.

WHAT HAS HAPPENED IN THE BUILD-UP?

There’s not been much in the way of spice for the build-up of Dubois vs Rodriguez. Caroline’s brother Daniel split from their trainer Shane Mcguigan, with Daniel moving onto Don Charles and Caroline remaining under Shane’s tutelage. Daniel Dubois went on to unsuccessfully challenge Oleksandr Usyk for the Unified Heavyweight Championship.

WHO IS THE FAVOURITE?

Dubois vs Rodriguez sees Caroline Dubois is the heavy favourite for the boxing contest, being undefeated and carrying genuine knockout power in the women’s division. Odds have not been published yet by the significant bookmakers.

WHERE IS THE EVENT?

The event is being held at the spiritual home of boxing, York Hall, in London, England. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster, from £44.80, via the link below:

Tickets: BOXXER: Breakthrough – Caroline Dubois v Magali Rodriguez, London | Sat, 30 Sept 2023, 16:30 | Ticketmaster UK

WHEN DOES THE EVENT START?

Dubois vs Rodriguez will begin at 7:30 p.m on Saturday 30 September 2023.

The undercard is available on YouTube from 6:00 p.m via the link below:












HOW CAN I WATCH?

Dubois vs Rodriguez is available to Sky Sports customers.

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WHO ELSE IS FIGHTING ON THE UNDERCARD?

Caroline Dubois vs Magali Rodriguez – IBO World Lightweight Championship
Viddal Riley vs Nathan Quarless
Callum Simpson vs Jose De Jesus Macias
Francesca Hennesy vs Sonia Klos
Stevie McKenna vs Darren Tetley
Jeamie TKV vs Igor Macedo
Roman Fury vs TBA

Emit Ahmatovic was due to face Jeamie TKV, but pulled out on 28 September 2023 with injury.

It was announced on 21 September 2023 that Callum Simpson would no longer face Germaine Brown as intended. Jose De Jesus Macias was named as the replacement opponent.

Roman Fury never competed, despite being announced.

ANY HIGHLIGHTS ON THE UNDERCARD?

Both Callum Simpson and Viddal Riley are good to watch in the ring. Expect more undercard announcements shortly.

ANYTHING ELSE?

DAZN and Matchroom Boxing have an event on simultaneously, also taking place in London, as Jai Opetaia facing Brit Jordan Thompson for IBF World Cruiserweight Championship.

Boxrec for this event: boxrec.com/en/event/279223

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