Hrgovic will square off against Demsey McKean in a clash of unbeaten heavyweights on August 12, Matchroom Boxing announced Friday afternoon. The 12-round bout will precede the main event bout between former unified world titleholder Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte, which is a rematch of their 2016 clash.

“The IBF’s No. 1-ranked heavyweight Filip Hrgovic returns a year on from his final eliminator win over Zhilei Zhang in Saudi Arabia. ‘El Animal’ fights in the UK for the first time as a professional against unbeaten Demsey McKean, who secures the biggest fight of his career.”

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Hrgovic vs Demsey McKean.

Filip Hrgovic vs Demsey McKean

When is Filip Hrgovic vs Demsey McKean  ?

Date: Saturday, August 12.

Time: At 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT

The fight will be held at the O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom.

What has been said?

Filip Hrgovic:

“McKean will be a tough and strong opponent, but he has never faced anyone as powerful and skillful as me. August 12 is the night the heavyweight division starts to change.”

Demsey McKean :

“This is what it’s all about, the big fights,” said McKean. “I’ve been grinding a big portion of my life for a big fight like this. I’m one win away from fighting Usyk for four world titles. This is my world title fight.”



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