Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell may end up in a dogfight versus hard-hitting Avni Yildirim of Turkey when they throw down tomorrow on PBC on FS1.Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell got a brief taste of world championship glory back in 2014. He’s been itching for more ever since.
This Saturday, February 23, Dirrell will get a shot at reclaiming the same super middleweight belt that slipped through his fingers five long years ago. In the main event from The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota, no. 1 ranked Dirrell (32-1-1, 24 KOs) takes on no. 2 ranked Avni Yildirim (21-1, 12 KOs) for the vacant WBC 168-pound world.
Televised coverage for this PBC on FS1 and FOX Deportes show begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, with hometown Minneapolis welterweight contender Jamal James meeting Janer Gonzalez in a ten-round co-feature.