Queensberry vs Matchroom Preview and Undercard

Queensberry Promotions and Matchroom Boxing head to Riyadh for a 5 vs 5 competition on 01 June. Queensberry vs Matchroom will feature 5 bouts pitting the promotions against each other.The show is accompanied by Dimitry Bivol defending his WBA World title against Malik Zinad following an injury to Artur Beterbiev.

📓Queensberry vs Matchroom Rules📓

Queensberry vs Matchroom 5 vs 5

Here are the rules stipulated for Queensberry vs Matchroom

  • Each promotion selected two different weight classes and Turki Al-Sheikh selected the fifth weight class.
  • Points Victories are worth 1 point, KO/TKO victories are worth 2 points.
  • Each team is allowed 1 captain. A captain can score double points for a victory.
  • Queensberry selected Hamzah Sheeraz and Matchroom selected Deontay Wilder as their captains.

The following weight divisions have been selected: Heavyweight, Heavyweight (again), Light Heavyweight, Middleweight and Featherweight.

The following bouts have been made (Matchroom left, Queensberry right)

Filip Hrgovic vs Daniel Dubois
Raymond Ford vs Nick Ball
Austin Williams vs Hamzah Sheeraz (Captain)
Deontay Wilder (Captain) vs Zhilei Zhang
Craig Richards vs Willy Hutchinson

The Matchups

Wilder vs Zhang Queensberry vs Matchroom
5 vs 5 show

The main attractions are the Heavyweight contests. Recently defeated Chinese Heavyweight Zhilei Zhang challenges recently defeated Deontay Wilder. It seems like a battle of who has anything left, with the loser likely to drift away from Saudi Arabian shows and off into retirement.

Hrgovic vs Dubois has high-stakes. Hrgovic is the mandatory IBF challenger and with the belt likely to be vacated by Oleksandr Usyk, the winner of this is in-line to get a shot at the vacant belt. The winner of the bout has been mooted to face Anthony Joshua at Wembley later this year at a Saudi-backed UK show.

Hamzah Sheeraz returns from a demolition job over Liam Williams to challenge American Ammo Williams. There’s also Ray Ford vs Nick Ball, with Ball looking to bounce back from a draw in his World title contest.

Craig Richards vs Willy Hutchinson will open the card in the Light Heavyweight division with an all-British clash.

Dimitry Bivol vs Malik Zinad will also feature separate from the 5 vs 5 competition. This was originally set to be an Undisputed Light Heavyweight title contest against Artur Beterbiev until he withdrew with an injury. Malik Zinad steps in as a replacement.


The show is being held on Saturday 01 June 2024.

⏰Start Time⏰

The show begins at 7:00 p.m UK time.

The main event is expected to begin before midnight.

The show begins at 2:00 p.m/EST


The event takes place at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh Saudi Arabia.

📺TV Channel📺

Queensberry vs Matchroom will be broadcast live on DAZN PPV.

In the UK the event will also air on TNT Sports PPV.


Dimitry Bivol vs Malik Zinad
WBA and IBO World Light Heavyweight championships

Filip Hrgovic vs Daniel Dubois
Raymond Ford vs Nick Ball
Austin Williams vs Hamzah Sheeraz (Captain)
Deontay Wilder (Captain) vs Zhilei Zhang
Craig Richards vs Willy Hutchinson


£21.99 in the UK via DAZN.

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