Regis Prograis returns to his home city of New Orleans when he defends his WBC world super lightweight title against Danielito Zorrilla. 

Prograis was originally set to face Liam Paro, but the Australian was forced to pull out of the bout after picking up an injury during training camp. 

Now Prograis will take on Zorrilla who features in a world title fight for the first time in his professional career. 

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Prograis vs. Zorrilla.

When is Regis Prograis vs Danielito Zorrilla?
  • Date: Saturday, June 17 
  • Time: 7 p.m. ET / 12 a.m. BST 
  • Main event ringwalks (approx): 10 p.m. ET / 3 a.m. BST

The main card is set to get underway at 7 p.m. ET / 12 a.m. BST with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 10 p.m. ET / 3 a.m. BST. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights.

What has been said?

Regis Prograis:

“I’m glad that Zorrilla has taken the fight,” said Prograis. “Nothing changes for me; I am still working hard to go out there and prove that I am the best fighter in the world at 140lbs. I will go out, do my thing, show out for my city and defend my title with pride.

Danielito Zorrilla:

“We have waited for this opportunity for a long time in my career and it has finally arrived,” said Zorrilla. “I am ready to be a world champion, I am grateful to Prograis for giving me the opportunity but on June 17, there will be a new World champion.



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