When is Ricky Burns vs Julius Indongo? Start time, TV info, latest odds, full undercard for super-lightweight clash


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Scotsman Burns will battle Namibian southpaw in the unification bout

RICKY BURNS will take on Julius Indongo for the WBA, IBO and IBF world super-lightweight titles in a unification clash.

Scotsman Burns defends his WBA belt against the Namibian southpaw, who took the IBF and IBO title from Russian Eduard Troyanovsky with a 40-second first-round knockout in December.

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Ricky Burns will face Julius Indongo in a super-lightweight unification fight

Burns became Scotland’s first three-weight world champion when he beat Michele Di Rocco last year.

He then successfully defended his WBA title with a points triumph over Kiryl Relikh in October.

Burns can become undisputed super-lightweight champ if he wins.

When is Ricky Burns vs Julius Indongo and where is it taking place?

Burns fights Indongo on April 15, 2017 with the undercard action due to start at around 6.30pm.

The much-anticipated bout will take place at the SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow, Scotland.

Burns was born in Bellshill, Scotland, so it will be seen as a home fight for him.

He defeated Relikh at the same venue and the SSE Hydro was also the site of his win over Di Rocco.

What channel is Burns vs Indongo on?

Sky Sports 2 will be showing the action live.

Alternatively, the card will also be available for Sky Go subscribers to stream live.

Ricky Burns will feel at home fighting in front of a partisan crowd at the SSE Hydro


Ricky Burns will feel at home fighting in front of a partisan crowd at the SSE Hydro

What are the odds for Burns against Indongo?

Ricky Burns is the favourite for this unification fight.

He can be backed at most common odds of 8/15.

‘Blue Machine’ Indongo is available at longer odds of around 6/4 so punters and bookies clearly expect home advantage to pay.

The draw can be found at around 33/1.

What is the Burns vs Indongo undercard?

Josh Kelly kicks things off in a four by three-minute welterweight contest ahead of Lawrence Okolie’s four by three-minute cruiserweight bout.

Willie Limond has a super-lightweight contest and Joe Ham will take to the ring for his featherweight fight.

Anthony Joshua proves his amazing fitness as he trains for Wladimir Klitschko

Callum Johnson, Felix Cash and Charlie Flynn will also all be in action and, just like the others, are waiting for their opponents to be confirmed.

Scott Cardle’s British lightweight belt will be on the line against a rival that is to be determined before Burns and Indongo do battle.

What is a unification fight in boxing?

In the case of Burns and Indongo, the boxers will put their respective belts on the line in a winner-takes-all clash.

So, if Burns were to win, he would become the undisputed champion of their respective weight class, in this instance, super-lightweight.

Burns clearly sees Indongo as his main challenger.

Ricky Burns will put his WBA super-lightweight belt on the line

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Ricky Burns will put his WBA super-lightweight belt on the line

He has said: “When Julius Indongo knocked out Eduard Troyanovsky, he was immediately an opponent I was interested in.

“Indongo can clearly punch and that’s an impressive way to win a world title, especially in Russia.

“It was some shot he hit Troyanovsky with.”

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