Dillian Whyte v Joseph Parker RUNNING ORDER – What time do Katie Taylor and Craig O’Brien fight?


The O2 Arena in London is the place to be tonight for boxing.

The Sky Box Office circus rolls around again, this time for a heavyweight clash between Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker.

There is also plenty of Irish interest on the Matchroom undercard.

Wicklow lightweight Katie Taylor [9(4)-0] will defend her WBA and IBF world titles versus tough American Kimberly Connor [13(5)-3(1)-2]. One of the chief support bouts, Taylor is expected in the ring some time between 8:30pm and 9:00pm.

A few hours earlier Dublin light middleweight Craig O’Brien [8(0)-0] takes on Rio Olympian Anthony Fowler [6(5)-0]. The opening bout of the TV card, ‘The Iron’ will be hoping to get the Irish off to a winning start from 6:00pm.

The running order for the night in full can be seen below:

4.30pm
Doors Open

Richard Riakporhe v Elvis Dube
4 x 3 mins Cruiserweight contest

Followed by

Charlie Duffield v Reinis Porozovs
4 x 3 mins Light Heavyweight contest

Followed by

Frank Buglioni v Emmanuel Feuzeu
8 x 3 mins Light Heavyweight contest

6:00pm
Broadcast begins on Sky Sports Box Office

6:05pm
Anthony Fowler v Craig O’Brien
8 x 3 mins Light Middleweight contest

Followed by

Nick Webb v Dave Allen
10 x 3 mins Heavyweight contest

Followed by

Joshua Buatsi v Andrejs Pokumeiko
10 x 3 mins Light Heavyweight contest

Followed by

Conor Benn v Cedric Peynaud
10 x 3 mins Welterweight contest

Followed by

9:00pm
Katie Taylor v Kimberly Connor
10 x 2 mins Lightweight contest
WBA & IBF World titles

Followed by

Dereck Chisora v Carlos Takam
12 x 3 mins Heavyweight contest

Followed by

10:30pm
Main Event

Dillian Whyte v Joseph Parker
12 x 3 mins Heavyweight contest

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Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie