Jay McFarlane vs Guido Vianello face to face this Friday 28 October 2022 at Pala Atlántico, Roma, Roma, Lazio, Italy. OPI Italy’s leading boxing promoter, since 82, and American promotional giant Top Rank will team together on Friday, Oct. 28, at the Pala Atlantico in Rome.
Guido Vianello, an undefeated heavyweight prospect, will make his professional debut on October 28 at the Pala Atlantico in Rome against Jay McFarlane.
Vianello (9-0, 9 knockouts) is hoping to extend his winning streak to three after a majority tie with Kingsley Ibeh in October 2020. His most recent fight occurred in July when he defeated Rafael Rios in four rounds. Vianello is 6’6″ tall and competed for Italy in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
McFarlane (13-6, 5 KOs) of Glasgow, Scotland is coming off a six-round decision over Chris Healey in his hometown three days ago, his first fight since his sole stoppage defeat, a seventh-round TKO to former rugby union star Nick Campbell.
Guido Vianello (9-0-1, 9 KO), a 2016 Italian and undefeated heavyweight knockout artist represented by Top Rank, will face rugged Scottish veteran Jay McFarlane in the main event (13-6, 5 KO).
The fight night will be centered on the greatest talents on the OPI Since 82 roster.
Jay McFarlane vs Guido Vianello How to Watch Live and Start time:
The eight-round fight will headline a program co-promoted by Top Rank and OPI Since 82, and will be broadcast live in the United States on ESPN+ and in Italy on Mola TV.
Live Broadcast: Jay McFarlane vs Guido Vianello Live (try it free)
This event will be streamed live and exclusively on ESPN+ in the United States, while Mola Tv will guarantee exclusive live coverage in Italy, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia.
Jay McFarlane vs Guido Vianello will start at 2 PM ET | 8 PM GMT +2 local time.
Jay McFarlane vs Guido Vianello Fight Card Preview:
Mirko Natalizi (12-0, 7KO) will defend his WBC Silver International super welterweight title against Welshman Tony Dixon (13-3, 4KO), who won his last fight nearly a year ago in Rome with a sensational first-round KO against Francesco Russo. The European super flyweight champion Stephanie Silva (6-0) will face her mandatory challenger, Ewalina Pekalska, in the second title battle (6-0). Francesco Russo (11-2, 9 KO) will battle Francesco Sarchioto (15-1, 5 KO) for the vacant Italian super welterweight National title in the third title fight, which will take place in Rome.
On the undercard, Armando Casamonica (7-0, 1 KO) and Mauro Loli (7-4, 3 KO) will meet for the second time after their first meeting in November 2021. Two prospects will make their professional debuts as the evening’s opening acts: Mario Manfredi, a middleweight, will begin his career with a four-round battle, while Francesco Faraoni (brother of Italian cruiserweight champion Mattia Faraoni), also a middleweight, will put his skills to the test. Their opponents are still unknown.
Before the title fights, there will be a single AOB Boxing intermission with two famous Italian web content creators facing a battle with gloves: YouTubers Simone “Sim1Workout” Carotenuto and Domenico “Streetgorilla” Venditto will compete in their first official contest.
Vianello competed for Italy in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro but now trains in Las Vegas. The 6’6″ heavyweight has only fought in the United States as a professional, most recently a fourth-round knockout of Rafael Rios on July 23 in Hickley, Minnesota.
Jay McFarlane vs Guido Vianello Fight Card:
- Guido Vianello vs. Jay McFarlane
- Mirko Natalizi vs. Tony Dixon
- Stephanie Silva vs. Ewelina Pekalska
- Francesco Russo vs. F. Sarchioto
- A. Casamonica vs. Mauro Loli