BOXING kicks off 2021 with a bang as Ryan Garcia readies himself for a fight with Luke Campbell.

Garcia, who’s relatively untested as a fighter in the lightweight division, will take on two-time world title challenger and Olympic gold-medallist Campbell in a WBC lightweight title eliminator.

Ryan Garcia will fight Luke Campbell on December 2

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Ryan Garcia will fight Luke Campbell on December 2 Credit: Instagram

 


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Fans of the sport are in eagerly anticipating the match-up, which puts the winner right into a world title picture next year.

Garcia and Campbell signed the deal to fight earlier this year, with Golden Boy Promotions to promote the event in the U.S.


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When is Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell?

  • Garcia’s huge clash with Campbell was supposed to take place on December 5 in California.
  • However, Campbell tested positive for coronavirus, putting the fight back until Saturday, January 2, 2021.

What channel is Garcia vs Campbell and can it be live streamed?

  • Garcia vs Campbell will be shown live on DAZN UK, which launched on December 18 with Gennady Golovkin vs Kamil Szeremeta.
  • Garcia’s promoters Golden Boy, and Campbell’s Matchroom, are both tied into deals with DAZN in the U.S. and will likely now see shows from across the pond broadcast on the streaming platform in the UK.
  • The fight will take place in the Texas at the American Airlines Center.
  • Garcia vs Campbell will be available for streaming on the DAZN app, which you can subscribe to for just £1.99 per month, by clicking HERE.
  • The DAZN app can be downloaded onto a mobile, tablet device or onto a smart TV.

What time does Garcia vs Campbell start?

  • We can expect an earlier start time for fans hoping to watch in the UK.
  • Garcia’s huge clash with Campbell will likely get underway from 11pm GMT time on January 2, which is 5pm local time.
  • The card is timed to accommodate both US and global viewers to DAZN.
Luke Campbell lost his last fight with Vasyl Lomachenko in London

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Luke Campbell lost his last fight with Vasyl Lomachenko in LondonCredit: Reuters
Ryan Garcia is one of the highest-rated prospects in boxing

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Ryan Garcia is one of the highest-rated prospects in boxingCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Garcia vs Campbell undercard

Rene Alvarado defends his title against Roger Gutierrez as chief support on the bill.

  • Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell (interim WBA world light title)
  • Rene Alvarado vs Roger Gutierrez (WBA world super-featherweight title)
  • Felix Alvarado vs DeeJay Krie (IBF world light-flyweight title)
  • Franchon Crews Dezurn vs Ashleigh Curry (super-middleweight)
  • Sean Garcia vs Rene Marquez (lightweight)