Tickets for the historic unification battle between IBF Super Bantamweight king Ryan Burnett and WBA ruler Zhanat Zhakiyanov at the SSE Arena Belfast on October 21, live on Sky Sports, will go on sale next Tuesday August 29.
Burnett makes the first defence of his crown having ripped the title from Lee Haskins in Belfast in June, and the unbeaten 25 year old faces a tough on a momentous night in front of his home town fans as Kazakh Zhakiyanov – trained by British legend Ricky Hatton – puts the WBA crown on the line following an impressive February win over Rau’shee Warren in his backyard in Ohio to claim the title.
The pair are set to come face-to-face at a press conference in Belfast on Wednesday August 30, where promoter Eddie Hearn will reveal the early news on the undercard.
Date: Saturday 21, October 2017
Title: IBF World Bantamweight Title, WBA Super World Bantamweight Title
Venue: The SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Commission: British Boxing Board of Control
Promoter: Eddie Hearn (Matchroom Boxing)
Matchmaker: Neil Bowers
Television: United Kingdom SKY
Tickets go on sale to Matchroom Fight Pass members at midday on Tuesday August 29 at www.StubHub.co.uk priced at £30, £40, £60 and £100 with VIP tickets priced at £150.
Tickets go on general sale at midday Wednesday August 30 priced at £33, £44, £65 and £105 from the SSE Arena Belfast at www.ssearenabelfast.com (ticket price includes inside Booking Fee)
VIP tickets priced at £150 are exclusively available from http://www.matchroomboxing.com/
Face value tickets for October 21 are also be available from www.stubhub.co.uk/matchroom-boxing-tickets – StubHub is the official ticket partner and marketplace of Matchroom Boxing and Anthony Joshua.