These two fighters, Richardson Hitchins and Jose Zepeda, have both established themselves as formidable opponents in the super lightweight division. Richardson Hitchins comes into this battle on the strength of a recent victory, feeling ready to challenge for a world title.
After suffering a loss in his most recent bout, Jose Zepeda is looking to go back on top in the super lightweight division.This battle, the main event of the evening at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida, will determine who will be the next champion in the super lightweight division and could affect the rankings of the entire division.
Richardson Hitchins recently defeated John Bauza by unanimous decision to capture the IBF, NABF, and WBC USNBC Super Lightweight Titles. Hitchins has an outstanding professional record of 16-0-0, with seven of his victories coming by way of knockout to earn him a lot of respect in the super lightweight division.
His resume boasts wins over luminaries like Angel Sarinana, Malik Hawkins, Argenis Mendez, and Nick DeLomba, all of whom contributed to his already stellar reputation as an athlete. Hitchins’s boxing skills set him apart from the competition and allow him to routinely outbox, smarter, and outwork his rivals. He had previously beaten Yomar Alamo in 8 rounds to win the IBF NABF Super Lightweight Title.
While fighting Terry Flanagan for the WBO World Lightweight Title in 2015, Jose Zepeda dislocated his shoulder and was knocked out through technical knockout. In 2019, he also failed in his bid to capture the WBC World Super Lightweight Title, which was won by Jose Ramirez by majority decision.
Regardless of these failures, Zepeda embarked on a remarkable seven-fight win streak. He fought Regis Prograis for the WBC World Super Lightweight Title but was defeated by unanimous decision. In his most recent bout, Zepeda bounced back with a unanimous decision over Neeraj Goyat.
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Richardson Hitchins vs Jose Zepeda Fight Information
- Date: 09/23/2023
- Time: 08:00 PM ET
- Location: Caribe Royale, Orlando
- How to Watch Hitchins vs Zepeda : DAZN
- Live Stream: sho.com