Update (12/06/2022): Watch the devastating body punch and read Boxing Social’s Riakporhe vs Turchi result report: “I’m The New Body Snatcher!” Riakporhe Crushes Turchi In Two Rounds.
Following the departure of Eddie Hearn and his team to DAZN, new faces were needed for Sky Sports Boxing to invest in.
In came BOXXER promoter Ben Shalom who brought with him hard hitting cruiserweight Richard Riakporhe. The 32-year-old has become a central figure in Sky Sports boxing coverage these days and tonight his world title aspirations get a step closer to reality, but Italy’s Fabio Turchi will look to remove the Brit from the world title picture in their IBF eliminator.
Read Boxing Social’s full fight preview of Riakporhe v Turchi and find out everything you need to know below.
How can I watch Riakporhe v Turchi?
Four preliminary bouts will be shown on Sky Sports Facebook Live Stream. The five-fight main card will be broadcast on Sky Sports Action and Main Event.
UK fans will require a subscription or day-pass to Sky Sports.
Where is Riakporhe v Turchi?
The fight takes place at Wembley Arena, London, UK.
What time does Riakporhe v Turchi start?
The four preliminary bouts are set to start from 5.30pm in the UK.
The main card is set to begin at 7pm BST UK time, with main event ring walks scheduled for around 10pm BST.
All times are subject to change.
Riakporhe v Turchi fight card
- Super Bantamweight – Ebonie Jones (8st 13lbs) v Bec Connolly (8st 13lbs)
- Heavyweight – Jeamie TKV (17st 9lbs) v Jake Darnell (17st 6oz)
- Super Featherweight – Jimmy Lee (9st 2lbs) v Ricky Starkey (9st 3lbs)
- Super Flyweight – Shannon Ryan (8st 3lbs) v Gemma Ruegg (8st 2lbs)
- Welterweight – Chris Kongo (10st 6lbs) v Sebastian Formella (14st 1lb)
- Cruiserweight – Viddal Riley (14st 1lb) v Jone Volau (9st 5lbs)
- English Super Middleweight Championship – Germaine Brown (11st 13lbs) v Zak Chelli (12st)
- Welterweight – Lauren Price (10st 5lbs) v Valgerdur Gudstensdottir (10st 3lbs)
- Super Lightweight – Ethan James (10st 2lbs) v Lee Connelly (10st)
- IBF World Cruiserweight Title Eliminator – Richard Riakporhe (14st 4lbs) v Fabio Turchi (14st 3lbs)
On the same night over in the US, Brit Daniel Dubois takes on unbeaten American Trevor Bryan. Read full details on how to watch the WBA Heavyweight title fight.