The Top Rank of ESPN 2023 schedule starts Saturday at Turning Stone Resort Casino with a heavyweight doubleheader. (photos courtesy Mikey Williams
Efe Ajagba (16-1), 13 KOs is the main event. He will be upending the streak of St. Louis native Stephan Shaw (18-0), 13 KOs).
The 10-round cofeature will see 2016 Italian Olympian Guido Vianello (1-0-1, 9KOs) taking on noted spoiler Jonnie Rice (15-6-1), 10 KOs). Ajagba Shaw and Vianello Rice live broadcasts will be available on ESPN, ESPN Deportes & ESPN+ at 10 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m.PT.
The undercard — streaming live and exclusively on ESPN+ at 5:30 p.m. ET/2:3-0 p.m. PT — features a 50/50 junior lightweight bout between contenders Abraham “El Super” Nova (21-1, 15 KOs) and Adam “BluNose” Lopez (16-3, 6 KOs), upstate New York-born junior welterweight prospect Bryce Mills (10-1, 4 KOs), and Brooklyn-born featherweight sensation Bruce “Shu Shu” Carrington (5-0, 3 KOs).