Devin Haney vs. Jorge Linares: Where to Watch, Date, Time, Livestream, and Full Undercard

Published 05/27/2021, 1:30 PM EDT

WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney is one of the biggest attractions in an exciting division. The undefeated American is a world champion at just 22. And in a bid to cement his place at the top, ‘The Dream’ Devin Haney will face his hardest opponent yet in Jorge Linares.


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The pair will battle it out as the main event of a stacked card. Haney goes into the bout as the favorite; however, Linares will have a point to prove. Thus, this makes for an exciting contest between the current champion and the former champion. So here’s everything you need to know about the contest.

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD – MAY 25: Devin Haney is introduced prior to boxing against Antonio Moran for the WBC and WBO Inter-Continental lightweight championship at The Theater at MGM National Harbor on May 25, 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)

Devin Haney vs. Jorge Linares: How to watch, timing, and Livestream in the US and the UK


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The event will have a crowd in attendance for the bout. Despite this, the fight is not a traditional PPV event. However, DAZN will broadcast it live across 200 regions in the world as part of their agreement with Haney and Matchroom Boxing. Therefore, fans will need an active DAZN subscription to watch the bout live. This applies to viewers in the UK and the US.

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The event will start at 8 PM ET or 5 PM PT on Saturday, May 29, for fans in the US and Canada. Thus, viewers in the UK can tune in to the action from 1 AM on Sunday, May 30. Furthermore, the main event between Devin Haney and Jorge Linares will go ahead at 11:15 PM ET or 8:15 PM PT in the US or Canada.

Therefore, fans in the UK may have to stay up till 4 AM on Sunday to watch Devin Haney defend his belt. However, these timings are subject to change depending on how long the undercard bouts last.

The full undercard for the Haney-Linares event

The Haney vs. Linares bout will not be the only title fight. Fans will get to witness an exciting undercard featuring highly rated prospects and a title bout. Per DAZN, here’s the list of all the fights on the card.

Devin Haney vs. Jorge Linares (WBC Lightweight title bout)

Chantelle Cameron vs. Melissa Hernandez (WBC Women’s Junior Welterweight title bout)

Jason Quigley vs. Shane Mosley Jr. (Middleweight bout)

Martin J. Ward vs. Azinga Fuzile (IBF Junior Lightweight eliminator)

Khalil Coe vs. TBA (Light Heavyweight bout)

Reshat Mati vs. Gilberto Espinoza Zarata (Welterweight bout)


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Ramla Ali vs. Mikayla Nebel (Featherweight bout)

Amari Jones vs. Jonathan Ryan Burrs (Junior Middleweight bout)

What do you make of this event? Do you think the Devin Haney vs. Jorge Linares bout will live up to expectations?


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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.