Former WBA super featherweight titlist Alberto Machado (21-1, 17KOs) will face off against Andrew Cancio (20-4-2, 15KOs) for the second time due to Machado exercising his rematch clause. The fight will be presented on DAZN, Friday, June 21st from the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in California.
Their first outing which took place about 2 months ago led to what many have seen as a shocking upset. Machado came into the first fight has a heavy favorite coming off a KO win against Jezreel Corrales to obtain the belt, followed up by two succesful and dominant defenses against Rafael Mensah and Yuandale Evans. Conversely, Cancio was dominated by JoJo Diaz in a previous fight. Cancio was also knocked down in the beginning of the fight with Machado but survived the round. Cancio being the heavy underdog came back and ended up make a big statement by knocking out the favorite Machado in the 4th round.
Will it be a night of redemption or will it be a replay come fight night? Sparks will fly and time will tell!