(Atlantic City, NJ) – Tickets goes on sale to the public on Friday, October 26, at 10 a.m. ET for the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City’s next boxing card featuring Dmitry Bivol defending his WBA Light Heavyweight World Title against former Olympian and former WBC, IBO, and Ring Magazine champion Jean Pascal.
The event takes place on Saturday, November 24, 2018 as HBO World Championship boxing returns to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Etess Arena in Atlantic City. Bivol fights in his first main event in the United States, and Pascal fights for the first time ever in Atlantic City. This will be the second boxing event at the recently opened Hard Rock Atlantic City. The first event featured the WBO Light Heavyweight Championship battle between Sergey Kovalev and Eleider Alvarez in front of a sold out crowd.
Tickets, priced from $30 to $150, will go on sale Friday through HardRockHotelAtlanticCity.com and Ticketmaster.com.
Bivol, age 27, of St. Petersburg Russia, risks his perfect record of 14 wins with no losses and 11 knockouts against the time-tested Pascal, who turns 36 on October 28, has 33 wins, 20 by knockout, against five losses and a draw.
Bivol is coming off a dominating 12-round decision victory over crafty Isaac Chilemba of Malawi on August 4. Pascal is fresh from an eighth round TKO over former UFC champion Steve Bosse at Place Bell in Laval, Quebec on July 20.
The event is promoted by Main Events and World of Boxing in association with Jean Pascal Promotions. The bout will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.