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Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe: Fight date, ring walk time, undercard, how to watch & betting odds

Everything you need to know as Chris Billam-Smith puts his WBO cruiserweight title on the line against long-term adversary Richard Riakporhe at Crystal Palace's Selhurst Park on Saturday 15th June.

The pair will lock-horns for a second time this summer, with CBS hoping to avenge his one and only professional defeat at the hands of the Londoner.

Riakporhe prevailed via a narrow split decision victory back in 2019, but will it be repeat or revenge when the two rivals meet in what promises to be one of the fights of the year?

Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe

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Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe - All You Need To Know


Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe - Date

The second coming of Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe will take place on Saturday 15th June, 2024.

Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe - Time

Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe ring walks are due to commence from around 22:20 BST, with the fight set to get underway around 15 minutes later at 22:35 (BST).

This is, however, subject to the length of the undercard bouts.

Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe - Location and venue

Chris Billam-Smith will be treading on enemy territory on 15th June with the fight being staged at Selhurst Park in London, the home of Richard Riakporhe's beloved Crystal Palace.

Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe - TV details & how to watch

The fight is being promoted by BOXXER, meaning the full card, including the headline showdown between Chris Billam-Smith and Richard Riakporhe, will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena.

The card will get underway from 19:00 (BST).

Are there any belts on the line for Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe?

Chris Billam-Smith's WBO cruiserweight title will be on the line as the Bournemouth fighter makes the second defence of the strap, after stopping Mateusz Masternak in December.

CBS captured the world title from Lawrence Okolie when he masterfully and destructively overcame the former champion at the Vitality Stadium last summer.

Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe Odds

Despite being the title-holder, Chris Billam-Smith will take to the ring as the underdog, with Richard Riakporhe an odds on favourite to back up his 2019 success over the Bournemouth man with a second success in the capital.

Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe - Undercard

  • Chris Billam-Smith v Richard Riakporhe (WBO cruiserweight title)
  • Isaac Chamberlain V Jack Massey (European & commonwealth cruiserweight titles)
  • Ben Whittaker v Ezra Arenyeka (WBO Gold light-heavyweight title)
  • Dan Azeez v TBC (Light-heavyweight bout)
  • Francesca Hennessy v TBC (Bantamweight bout)

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