Dogboe vs Magdaleno: How to watch the fight

Rising Ghana boxer Isaac Dogboe meets junior featherweight world titleholder Jessie Magdaleno on Saturday.


The Mexican-American will make his second defense in the main event of a card that will air live on ESPN in the United States beginning at 7 pm ET (11pm Ghana time) Saturday, from the Liacouras Center at Temple University in Philadelphia. No television station in Ghana has acquired the rights. Hence, you cannot get it on any station here.


It will be available to stream on mobile devices using the ESPN App, which you can download here. You've got to pay the for the streaming however.

There are a slew of free streaming sites available. Simply input 'Magdaleno Dogboe free live streams' into your favorite seacrh engine close to the start time of the bout, and you should be sorted.

Why are people excited to watch the bout?

The super bantamweight division is one of the most underrated in the sport with guys like Luis Nery, Rey Vargas, and Diego De La Hoya all sporting undefeated records as well. The Magdaleno-Dogboe bout will take a step toward finding out which fighter is the best at 122 pounds. Magdaleno is just 26 and Dogboe is 23, so the fighters are in or close to their physical prime.

Any big names in the telecast?

Yes. ESPN boxing commentators Joe Tessitore and Mark Kriegel, along with former world titleholder Timothy Bradley Jr. and reporter Bernardo Osuna, will call the fight from ringside.