It's set to be a huge night of boxing action stateside on September 23 when Richardson Hitchins takes on Jose Zepeda. 

Hitchins is looking to maintain his undefeated record with a win over Zepeda which could take him closer to a world title shot. However, Zepeda, who has challenged for major titles at 135lbs and 140lbs, will be looking to reignite his own world championship plans with a victory against an exciting talent. 

Also on the card is Jessica McCaskill and Sandy Ryan who meet in a WBA, WBC and WBO women's welterweight title unification contest. 

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Hitchins vs. Zepeda.

Richardson Hitchins vs Jose Zepeda

When is Richardson Hitchins vs Jose Zepeda?
  • Date: Saturday, September 23  
  • Time: 8 p.m. ET / 1 a.m. UK 
  • The event is set to get underway at 8 p.m. ET / 1 a.m. UK. The main event ringwalk timings have not been announced at the time of writing. 

    What has been said?

    Richardson Hitchins:

    “I’m excited to finally be back in action and prove I’m the top dog of the 140lb division,” said Hitchins. “I promise to put on a master class performance on Zepada. This was the guy they were calling one of the top guys in the division, so after this performance this will show I’m ready for anyone.

    Jose Zepeda:

    “This is it for me, my last opportunity and a big one,” said Zepeda. “I need to win to stay on track and soon fight for another World title, it's now or never. I want to thank Matchroom very much for this opportunity, my brother Renee and my manager Rick Mirigian for getting this multi-fight deal worked out. I'll be ready come fight night.”



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