Efe Ajagba (16-1, 13 KOs) and Stephan Shaw (18-0, 13 KOs) are scheduled to face each other in the 10-round bout non-title heavyweight main event in New York on Saturday.

Oscar Rivas was scheduled to fight 28-year-old Ajagba but had to withdraw due to an eye injury, and is replaced by shaw. Ajagba will now face unbeaten “Big Shot” Stephan Shaw. Ajagba is a Nigerian boxer who is renowned for his strength and punching ability. Both competitors use the orthodox fighting stance.

Stephan Shaw was very active last year, engaging in three fights. The 30-year-old Shaw most recently won an eight-round fight against Detroit's Rydell Booker (27-7-1, 14 KOs) on November 22 at Edison Ballroom in New York by unanimous decision.

Here’s everything you need to know about Efe Ajagba and Stephan Shaw.

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When is Efe Ajagba vs Stephan Shaw?

Date: Saturday, January 14 | January 15

Start time: 10 p.m. ET | 3 a.m. GMT | 2 p.m. AEDT

Main event: 12 a.m. ET | 5 a.m. GMT | 4 p.m. AEDT (approx.)

Ajagba vs. Shaw’s fight takes place on January 14, 2023, at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. The main card will start at 10 p.m. ET | 3 a.m. GMT | 2 p.m. AEDT. Ajagba and Shaw are expected to ring walk at around 12 a.m. ET | 5 a.m. GMT | 4 p.m. AEDT. Due to the duration of the fights on the undercard, these schedules could change.

What has been Said?

Bob Arum (Top Rank chairman): “Stephen Shaw stepped up and has a tough task against one of the division’s biggest punchers in Efe Ajagba,”. “We’re pleased that Guido will remain on the card against a formidable opponent in Jonnie Rice. This will be a fantastic heavyweight doubleheader at Turning Stone.”

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