Emanuel Navarrete will defend the WBO junior lightweight title against Robson Conceicao on Nov. 16 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, it was announced on Friday's "Top Rank on ESPN" broadcast.
The fight, which will be Navarrete's third of 2023, will serve as the chief-support bout to the Shakur Stevenson-Edwin De Los Santos lightweight title fight.
Here's everything you need to know ahead of Emanuel Navarrete vs. Robson Conceicao.
Date: Thursday, November 16
Time: At 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which is around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
“I am very happy to be able to defend my title again in 2023. My motivation is to continue achieving great victories for Mexican boxing and to bring glory to this beautiful nation. Conceição is a complicated opponent, but I want to be the best 130-pounder in the world, and for that I must face the best. I have never shied away from any rival. Whoever they put in front of me, ‘Vaquero’ Navarrete will always be ready to battle.”
“This is great opportunity in front of a great champion. I needed three Olympics Games to finally capture gold and become Olympic champ, and it looks like history is repeating itself. On November 16, I will fight to the end, and I will not miss this opportunity to become a world champion and once again bring gold to Brazil.”
"I had to three fight three times to become champion," Conceicao told ESPN's Mark Kriegel on Friday on the ESPN broadcast. "It's my time."