June 2, 2024

Deontay Wilder and Zhilei Zhang battle on top billing as they aim to cancel out a 68-pound weight differential on the first bell. The fight’s winner will be in line for a massive clash in the fall.

The co-feature sees Filip Hrgovic, the only unbeaten of the quartet, facing Daniel Dubois for the IBF interim heavyweight title. A win for Hrgovic could open up a fight with Anthony Joshua at Wembley.

WBN will score both bouts as they happen and provide live commentary following each round. Follow the scorecards from around 5 pm ET, 2 pm PT, and 10 pm UK.

Wilder vs Zhang scorecard and commentary
Round 1: Feeling each other out but Wilder got the better shots off.

2: Zhang taking over as Wilder is shot-shy.

3: Zhang, again the aggressor as Wilder, fails to throw anything significant.

4: Zhang doing the better work.

5: Wilder pulverized and turned around by a Zhang shot.

28 29

10 1 9
9 2 10
9 3 10
9 4 10
– 5 KO
– 6 –
– 7 –
– 8 –
– 9 –
– 10 –
– 11 –
– 12 –


Hrgovic vs Dubois scorecard and commentary
Round 1: Both men swinging from the off. Hrgovic lands far more solid shots.

2: Hrgovic throws defense and jab out of the window, but it’s Dubois getting through and hurting the Croatian. 1-1.

3: Again, plenty of leather was thrown, but the better and cleaner work came from Hrgovic.

4: Hrgovic lands at will, but Dubois keeps coming back despite taking heavy blows.

5: Hrgovic keeps catching Dubois, who lands a low blow and a headbutt. Only one is seen by the referee. 4-1.

6: Close round, but another for Hrgovic.

7: Hrgovic punched himself out and has two cuts hampering his work. Caught multiple times by Dubois and almost spent. 10-8 round for Dubois.

8: Dubois gets the stoppage on cuts.

67 65

10 1 9
9 2 10
10 3 9
10 4 9
10 5 9
10 6 9
8 7 10
– 8 TKO
– 9 –
– 10 –
– 11 –
– 12 –


Undercard results:
Hamzah Sheeraz beat Ammo Williams after softening up his opponent in the mid-rounds before taking him out in eleven. Nick Ball claimed the WBA featherweight title in an unbelievable gutter war against Ray Ford. After twelve rounds, Judges scored 115-113 [twice] for Ball and 113-115 for Ford for a split verdict.

Willy Hutchinson and Craig Richards engaged in an absorbing war in the opening match-up of the 5 vs 5 Tournament. The tenth round was the standout and undoubtedly a Round of the Year contender as leather flew, and the pair looked spent as they took solid shots. Judges carded for Hutchinson 119-109, 117-111, 116-112, but that didn’t tell the full story.

WBA light heavyweight champion Dimtry Bivol took out Malik Zinad in the mid-rounds. Bivol dropped the late, out-of-depth replacement in the first before softening up his opponent and taking him out in six.

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