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Jessica McCaskill v Lauren Price: Fight date, ring walk time, undercard & betting odds

Lauren Price will look to become the first ever female Welsh boxing world champion, when she goes toe-to-toe with Jessica McCaskill in May.

Former amateur star Price is unbeaten as she prepares to fight in front of her home fans in Cardiff, but she faces a real test against the impressive McCaskill.

The American is a two-weight world champion and has already been in the ring with the likes of Katie Taylor and Chantelle Cameron.

This article provides you with all the information you need ahead of their showdown.

Jessica McCaskill v Lauren Price


Jessica McCaskill v Lauren Price - Date

The duo have agreed to fight on Saturday 11th May 2024, in a clash which is due to be shown live in both the UK and the US.

The Welsh capital will play host to the bout, in which three titles will be on the line in the Welterweight showdown.

Jessica McCaskill v Lauren Price - Ringwalks & Fight Time

Times for the McCaskill v Price fight are yet to be finalised, but it is expected that the two will begin their ringwalks at around 22:15 (BST).

Jessica McCaskill v Lauren Price - Venue

The May encounter will take place at the Utilita Arena in Cardiff, a venue that played host to several Joe Calzaghe fights during his illustrious career.

The arena, which was opened in 1993, has a seating capacity of 5,000 but can hold 7,500 when standing is made an option.

Jessica McCaskill v Lauren Price - TV Details & How to watch

The promoters have agreed a deal for the fight to be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena in the UK and Ireland.

The bout will also be televised in America, with Peacock offering live coverage.

Are there any belts on the line for Jessica McCaskill v Lauren Price?

There will be no fewer than three world championship belts up for grabs when McCaskill and Price clash in May 2024.

US fighter McCaskill is the current WBA, IBO & Ring Magazine World Welterweight champion and all three belts will be on the line against Price.

Jessica McCaskill v Lauren Price Odds

Prices for the Cardiff showdown will be available closer to fight night. 

Jessica McCaskill profile & record

12-3-1 (5 KOs)

The St Louis fighter started her amateur career in 2008, before becoming an investment banker in Chicago in 2012.

After a 17-1 amateur record, McCaskill turned professional in 2015, at the age of 31, with her first fight being a second-round TKO of Tyrea Nichole Duncan.

Although she lost her second fight on a split decision to fellow American Katonya Fisher, she then won her next four professional fights.

She lost to Irish star Taylor in London in December 2017, but bounced back to beat Erica Farias in Chicago in October 2018 to claim the WBC light welterweight title.

In August 2020, McCaskill added the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO and IBO welterweight titles with a victory over Norway’s Cecila Braekhus.

The 39-year-old lost her light-welterweight titles after a points defeat to Chantelle Cameron in November 2022. Her most recent fight came in September 2023, with a draw against Sandy Ryan.

Lauren Price profile & record

6-0 (1 KO)

After claiming Olympic gold in Tokyo in 2020, Price turned professional two years later and won her opening fight at Wembley Arena – beating Valgerdur Gudstensdottir on a points decision.

The fighter from Newport beat her next two opponents before fighting for the British female welterweight title, defeating Kirstie Bavington in May 2023.

Former footballer Price has won two fights since that success, with victories over Lolita Muzeya and Silvia Bortot last year.

She will now fight for a world title for the first time, as she prepares to face a fighter, who is 10 years older than her, in front of her home fans.

Jessica McCaskill v Lauren Price - Undercard

Undercard details have yet to be announced by BOXXER.

Any odds displayed were correct at the time of writing and are subject to fluctuation.

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