Ben Whittaker vs. Eworitse Ezra Arenyeka results

Ben Whittaker, the red-hot light heavyweight sensation, is gearing up for his eighth professional bout against unbeaten Nigerian powerhouse Eworitse Ezra Arenyeka at the picturesque Selhurst Park in London on June 15th. It’s set to be a fistic extravaganza, with Whittaker’s flair and charisma promising to steal the spotlight, even as an undercard attraction before the WBO cruiserweight title clash between Chris Billam-Smith and Richard Riakporhe—so set your reminders, folks, this isn’t one to miss.

Whittaker, who captured hearts with his silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, threw his hat into the professional ring in July 2022 and hasn’t looked back. With a knockout punch in six of his seven wins, he’s not just boxing; he’s putting on a show. Imagine the skill of an artist, the speed of a cheetah, and the power of a charging rhino—all wrapped up with a dash of showboating that would make even Muhammad Ali grin.

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Comparisons to the legendary Prince Naseem Hamed aren’t unwarranted. Like Hamed, Whittaker brings an electrifying blend of talent and flair to every bout, turning each fight into a spectacle that keeps fans on the edge of their seats. And speaking of edges, Whittaker stands tall over his opponent Arenyeka, quite literally towering over him at their recent weigh-in, setting the stage for a David vs. Goliath showdown.

Now, his opponent, Arenyeka (12-0, 10 KOs), comes in with a record that sounds impressive on paper—undefeated and packing a punch. Yet, dig a little deeper into his resume, and you’ll find it’s padded with opponents who haven’t quite hit their stride in the ring. Sure, he’s got knockout power, but against whom? The local gym sparring partners? Size matters, too, and against Whittaker’s towering presence, Arenyeka might find himself reaching for more than just his boxing gloves.

So, mark your calendars and tune in as Whittaker steps into the ring against Arenyeka—it’s more than just a fight; it’s a clash of styles, a battle of charisma, and a spectacle that promises fireworks, both in and out of the ring. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a casual observer, one thing’s for certain: Ben Whittaker is here to entertain, and you won’t want to blink.

 

Chris Billam-Smith vs. Richard Riakporhe 2 how to watch on TV, live stream

  • Date: Saturday, June 15
  • Time: 2 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. BST | 4 a.m. AEST (Sun)
  • Location: Selhurst Park — London
  • TV Channel: Peacock (U.S. – $5.99/month) | Sky Sports (U.K.)
  • Watch from anywhere via NordVPN (30-day money-back guarantee)

Chris Billam-Smith vs. Richard Riakporhe 2 undercard

  • Chris Billam-Smith vs. Richard Riakporhe 2, WBO cruiserweight title
  • Isaac Chamberlain vs. Jack Massey, Commonwealth and European cruiserweight championships
  • Ben Whittaker vs. Ezra Arenyeka; Light Heavyweights
  • Dan Azeez draw Hrvoje Sep via PTS 8 (76-76); Light Heavyweights
  • Francesca Hennessy def. Dorota Norek via PTS 8 (77-75); Bantamweights
  • Deevorn Miller def. Edwin Mosquera via TKO 1 (2:33); Cruiserweights
  • Mitchells Frearson def. Marco Simmonds via PTS 4 (40-36); Middleweights