Kal Yafai to defend his WBA world title stateside against Norbelto Jimenez on June 29 | Boxing News |

Kal Yafai to defend his WBA world title  stateside against Norbelto Jimenez on June 29 | Boxing News |

Kal Yafai to defend his WBA world title  stateside against Norbelto Jimenez on June 29 | Boxing News |

Kal Yafai is Britain’s longest standing world champion

Kal Yafai will defend his WBA super-flyweight world title against Norbelto Jimenez on June 29 in Providence, Rhode Island, live on Sky Sports.

Yafai makes the fifth defence of his crown at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, on the undercard to Demetrius Andrade’s homecoming fight with Maciej Sulecki, as the Birmingham star returns to action following a points win over Israel Gonzalez in Monte Carlo in November.

FIGHT ADDED 🚨 #[email protected]_yafai (25-0 15 KOs) makes the fifth defense of his WBA World Super-Flyweight title on our #AndradeSulecki show! 💥

🥊 Kal Yafai vs Norbelto Jimenez
🏟 @DunkinDonutsCtr, Providence, RI 🇺🇸
🗓 June 29
🎟 https://t.co/D4CVdJpSP1 pic.twitter.com/pIBFjy509n

— Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) June 11, 2019

The Dominican mandatory challenger Jimenez is unbeaten in 30 fights after turning his career around from early defeats, and will be hoping to win the WBA belt at the second time of asking.

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