Savannah Marshall vs Crews-Dezurn: How To Watch Today & Start Time

07/01/2023 - No comments

Savannah Marshall becomes first woman to headline UK’s two largest arenas when she challenges Franchon Crews-Dezurn for undisputed world super-middleweight championship today LIVE on ESPN+ & Sky Sports at 2 pm ET

Franchon Crews-Dezurn (8-1, 2 KO’s), or as we like to call her, ‘The Heavy-Hitting Diva’, is rocking those WBC, WBA, WBO, and IBF world titles in the 168-pound weight class. She’s crushed competition, taken names, and cemented her place at the top of the game. But Marshall isn’t just any contender.

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The Silent Assassin’ Marshall (12-1, 10 KO’s) has got some heavy-duty credentials. Former WBO middleweight champion? Check. Held her own against Claressa Shields in a razor-close bout that went down in boxing history and brought in over two million views on Sky Sports? Check. Ready for another shot at world title glory? You bet.

Marshall and Crews-Dezurn’s rivalry has roots in their amateur days, where they clashed twice in international tournaments. Marshall took the wins, but Crews-Dezurn has come a long way since then. She’s ready to show the world that she’s not the same fighter.

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CREWS-DEZURN – MARSHALL  START TIME

  • Date: Saturday, July 1
  • Time: 7 p.m. BST / 2 p.m. ET
  • LIVE on ESPN+ in the U.S
  • The fight will take place at the AO Arena in Manchester, England.
  • Main event ringwalks (approx): 10 p.m. BST / 5 p.m. ET
  • The event is set to get underway at 7 p.m. BST / 2 p.m. ET with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 10 p.m. BST / 5 p.m. ET.

Marshall and Crews-Dezurn have been rivals since their amateur days, when they faced each other twice in international tournaments. Marshall won both bouts by unanimous decision, but Crews-Dezurn believes she has improved a lot since then and is ready to settle the score.

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The Big Night Mark Saturday, July 1, on your calendars. The AO Arena in Manchester, England, will be buzzing. If you’re stateside, you can catch it all on ESPN+ at 2 p.m. ET.

The Main Event Ring walks for the main event are set for 10 p.m. BST/ 5 p.m. ET.

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This fight is a stylistic dream. Crews-Dezurn’s relentless aggression is set to collide with Marshall’s slick boxing skills and heavy hands. Both fighters respect each other’s skills, but they’re hungry for the win and the glory that comes with it.

Looking to the future, the winner might get a shot at middleweight queen, Claressa Shields, who’s holding onto all four belts at middleweight. The beef between Marshall and Shields goes way back to their amateur days, making a potential rematch a major event for women’s boxing history.

CREWS-DEZURN VS. MARSHALL FIGHT CARD

  • Franchon Crews-Dezurn vs. Savannah Marshall; For Crews-Dezurn’s IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO women’s world super middleweight titles
  • Zak Chelli vs. Mark Jeffers; Super middleweight
  • Natasha Jonas vs. Kandi Wyatt; For the vacant women’s IBF world welterweight title
  • Ben Whittaker vs. Vladimir Belujsky; Light heavyweight
  • Callum Simpson vs. Boris Crighton; Super middleweight