Brooklyn-born Edgar Berlanga makes his long-awaited return to the ring in June, 12 months after his last bout and his first since signing to Matchroom Promotions.
The undefeated American has been touted as a future superstar and will no doubt make waves in the super middleweight division in the coming months and years.
He takes on experienced Irishman Jason Quigley, who has been in the ring with top operators such as Demetrius Andrade.
Berlanga has his sights set on Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, but the Puerto Rican puncher must first establish himself in the weight division and get hold of a title.
|Edgar Berlanga v Jason Quigley
|Madison Square Garden, New York, Ne w York
|Saturday, June 24, 2023
|How to watch
The fight is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 24, 2023.
The card is scheduled to start at 8 PM ET on Saturday, with the main event ringwalks for this fight set to take place at 11 PM ET.
The fight is set to take place at the theatre in Madison Square Garden, a venue occasionally used for boxing when the main arena is unavailable or a smaller crowd is expected.
Mike Tyson and other legendary boxers have fought in the theatre and this will be Berlanga's third successive bout at the venue.
Yes, the whole card from New York, including this big fight, will be broadcast on global streaming platform DAZN.
Berlanga, 26, currently holds the WBO North American Boxing Association super middleweight title and the belt is on the line in this bout, which is scheduled to go for 12 rounds.
'The Chosen One' Berlanga remains undefeated after 20 professional bouts, with 16 knockouts to his name.
His previous three fights were all scheduled for 10 rounds and all three went the distance with him winning by unanimous decision.
Incredibly, all 16 of Berlanga's knockouts came in his first 16 fights and every single stoppage came in the first round.
The heavy-hitting American also possesses slick skills and is expected to rise all the way to the top in the sport.
Experienced Irishman Jason Quigley has tasted defeat just twice since turning professional in 2014.
The 32-year-old has fought 22 times and knocked out 14 of his opponents.
Quigley challenged Demtrius 'Boo Boo' Andrade for his WBO world super middleweight title in 2021 and this is his second bout since suffering that second round knockout defeat.
A decorated amateur, Quigley looked certain to represent Ireland at the the 2016 Olympics in Rio, but opted to turn professional instead.
Heavyweights Adam Kownacki and Joe Cusumano battle it out over 12 rounds in the chief support act on the night.
Undefeated super lightweight Reshat Mati is also set to be in action, along with 23-year-old prospect Harley Mederos.