By Ryan Burton
Top heavyweight contender Jarrell Miller (22-0-1) will return to the ring on November 17th at the Kansas Star Arena. The fight will headline a Matchroom USA card that will be streamed on DAZN.
Promoter Eddie Hearn was looking to make the fight, which is against Bogdan Dinu (18-0) for the “regular” WBA heavyweight title but there is still some question as to if the title is on the line.
The 30-year-old Miller is making a quick turn around, having stopped Tomasz Adamek in the second round of their October 6th bout.
So far Miller is very pleased with how he has been treated by DAZN and the acitvity level that they have made available to him. DAZN kicked off their U.S. service in September.
“The money is there. The network is there. Just have to stay healthy and not get injured and go in there and knock some heads off. It is simple as that,” Miller recently told BoxingScene.com.
On December 1st WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will face unbeaten champion Tyson Fury in a Showtime pay-per-view main event in Los Angeles.
Miller has wanted a crack at Wilder the past few years and doesn’t expect the Alabama native to have any problem with Fury who has battled drug and alcohol problems in the past and hasn’t been very active the past few years.
“Man I think Deontay might knock his head off. It is just based on their past fights the past couple years or couple months. Tyson has been fighting guys we never heard of and the WBC is sanctioning the fight for a title. I think it is a little ludicrous,” said Miller.
The Miller-Dinu card will stream in it’s entirety on Saturday, November 17th. Other bouts on the card include Gabe Rosado versus Luis Arias in a middleweight fight, former champion Brandon Rios against Canelo Alvarez’s brother Ramon Alvarez, and WBA/IBF female middleweight champion Clarissa Shields defending her titles against Hannah Rankin.
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