The former world champion in two different weight classes Rances Barthelemy entered this fight with a perfect record of 26-0-0 (13 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.6 super lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Terence Crawford). He fought twice between 2016 and 2017 beating Mickey Bey (Barthelemy vs Bey) and Kiryl Relikh in their first fight (Rances Barthelemy vs Kiryl Relikh I).
His opponent, Kiryl Relikh, has a boxing record of 21-2-0 (19 KOs=90%) and he entered as the No.85 in the same weight class. Before losing to Barthelemy in 2017, he had fought twice in 2016 beating Joaquim Carneiro and losing to Ricky Burns (Burns vs Relikh). Barthelemy vs Relikh 2 is valid for the vacant WBA World super lightweight title; undercard of Mikey Garcia vs Sergey Lipinets. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Division: light welterweight (140 lbs, 63.5 kg)
Title: vacant WBA World super lightweight title
Their previous fight: Rances Barthelemy vs Kiryl Relikh I
Relikh’s next fight: Kiryl Relikh vs Eduard Troyanovsky
Barthelemy vs Relikh 2 full fight video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)