Unbeaten prospect Anthony Dirrell (23-0, 20KOs) will take on Canadian fighter Renan St Juste (23-2-1, 15KOs) Friday, December 2nd at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California. The fight will air on Showtime at 11pm ET/PT.
Dirrell is twelve years younger than his opponent and he is five and half inches taller with a four inch longer reach. Most of Dirrell’s bouts have ended by knockout and he has yet to go further than seven rounds in any bout.
Ranked 19th in the world among super middleweights, St Juste is coming off two consecutive wins, one over Sebastien Demers who is now 31-5. His last loss was against Marcus Upshaw by split decision.
Dirrell is described as being a skilled counter puncher with power and speed while St Juste is a southpaw said to have powerful, looping punches that can unsteady any opponent. The winner of this fight will be in line to take on the winner of the Super Six tournament between titleholders Carl Froch and Andre Ward.
The card will also feature super bantamweights Chris Avalos vs. Jhonatan Romero in a ten round bout.
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