Joshua Greer Jr entered this fight with a record of 21-1-1 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.13 bantamweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Stephen Fulton in 2015 (via majority decision), since then he has won 18 consecutive bouts defeating Daniel Lozano, Giovanni Escaner (Joshua Greer Jr vs Giovanni Escaner) and Nikolai Potapov in his last three (via majority decision, Joshua Greer Jr vs Nikolai Potapov).
His opponent, Antonio Nieves, has a boxing record of 19-2-2 (11 knockouts) and he entered as the No.67 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive losses in 2017, against Nikolai Potapov (via split decision) and Naoya Inoue (Naoya Inoue vs Antonio Nieves), but then he has beat Christian Esquivel and Jose Alfredo Rodriguez. Greer vs Nieves is valid for the WBC Continental Americas and WBO NABO bantamweight titles; undercard of Shakur Stevenson vs Joet Gonzalez. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada, USA
Division: bantamweight (118 lbs, 53.5 kg)
Title: WBC Continental Americas and WBO NABO bantamweight titles
Greer’s previous fight: Joshua Greer Jr vs Nikolai Potapov
Greer’s next fight: Joshua Greer Jr vs Mike Plania
Greer vs Nieves fight video:
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