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Wilder-Liakhovich tops August 9 tripleheader

Following Saturday night’s fight card at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, Golden Boy Promotions will return to the desert venue on August 9 with a ShoBox tripleheader headlined by unbeaten heavyweight knockout artist Deontay Wilder (28-0, 28 KOs). Wilder will risk his perfect record against former WBO heavyweight titleholder Sergei Liakhovich (25-5, 16 KOs) in a ten-rounder. In the two co-featured bouts, unbeaten lightweight Francisco Vargas (16-0-1, 13 KOs) meets Brandon Bennett (15-0, 7 KOs) in a ten-round match-up and undefeated Jermall Charlo (14-0, 10 KOs) takes on Antwone Smith (23-4-1, 12 KOs) in a ten-round junior middleweight bout. Tickets are priced at $25, $35 and $45. Call 800-827-2946.

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