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O’Shaquie Foster vs. Abraham Nova undercard: Complete list of fights before main event in 2024 boxing match

After ending 2023 on a high note, O’Shaquie Foster looks to keep his momentum going in 2024. The WBC super featherweight champion defends his belt against Abraham Nova at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on February 16. The 12-round bout, plus undercard action, will air on ESPN+ in the U.S.  

Foster (21-2) turned pro in 2012 and is on an 11-fight win streak. “Ice Water” was considered a top contender after beating Jon Fernandez in 2018 and he lived up to the hype by handing Rey Vargas his first career defeat in February 2023 to win the WBC title.

The 30-year-old also won SN’s Fight of the Year thanks to his classic battle with Eduardo Hernandez, who he stopped in the 12th and final round last October.

Nova (23-1) turned pro in 2016. The 29-year-old lost to Robeisy Ramirez in June 2022 and has since won two in a row, beating Jonathan Romero in his last contest.

“To get a world championship fight is a dream come true,” Nova told Times Union. “It’s something not everyone can fight for and not everyone can get. I was able to stay patient, even during the setback loss, and come back and put myself in a position to fight for the world title.”

WATCH: O’Shaquie Foster vs. Abraham Nova, exclusively on ESPN+

Several young fighters are ready to showcase their skills on the undercard of Foster and Nova. Here’s a breakdown of all the fights beneath the main event:

O’Shaquie Foster vs. Abraham Nova undercard 

Bryan Chevalier vs. Andres Cortes 

  • Division/Weight: Super Featherweight
  • Chevalier record: 20-1-1
  • Cortes record: 20-0
  • Belts at stake: N/A 

Bryan Chevalier faces Andres Cortes.

Chevalier (20-1-1) turned pro in 2014. The Puerto Rican has been on a 12-fight win streak since 2018. “Chary” last fought in July, beating Ranfis Javier Encarnacion via stoppage.

Cortes (20-0) turned pro in 2016. The 26-year-old last fought in July, beating Xavier Martinez via TKO. He has 11 wins via knockout. 

Bruce Carrington vs. Bernard Angelo Torres 

  • Division/Weight: Featherweight
  • Carrington record: 10-0
  • Torres record: 18-1
  • Belts at stake: N/A 

Also on the card will be Bruce Carrington vs. Bernard Angelo Torres.

Carrington (10-0) turned pro in 2021. The 26-year-old fought five times in 2023, beating Jason Sanchez via TKO in his most recent contest in December.

Torres (18-1) turned pro in 2017. “La Maquina” lost against Frency Fortunato Saya in 2022 and has since won two straight. His last fight was a decision win over Nasibu Ramadhani in June.

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Delante Johnson vs. Paulo Cesar Galdino 

  • Division/Weight: Super Lightweight
  • Johnson record: 11-0
  • Jack record: 13-7-2
  • Belts at stake: N/A 

Delante Johnson faces Paulo Cesar Galdino.

“Tiger” Johnson (11-0) is a 2016 Youth World Championships gold medalist. He turned pro in 2021 and has five wins via knockout. The 25-year-old went 4-0 in 2023, with his last fight being a split decision win over Jimerr Espinosa in December.

Galdino (13-7-2) turned pro in 2016. The Brazilian is 1-2-2 in his last five fights. He won his first contest since 2022 in September, beating Daniel Araujo. 

Euri Cedeno vs. Antonio Todd 

  • Division/Weight: Middleweight
  • Cedeno record: 7-0-1
  • Todd record: 16-9
  • Belts at stake: N/A 

Further down the card is Euri Cedeno vs. Antonio Todd

A Central American and Caribbean Games bronze medalist, Cedeno (7-0-1) turned pro in 2022. The 24-year-old is 1-0-1 in his last two fights, with his previous contest being a decision win over Yoanki Urrutia in December.

Todd (16-9) turned pro in 2018. The 29-year-old is 2-3 in his last five fights and is on a two-fight win streak. His last contest was a decision win over Jaylon Pridgeon in December.

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Guido Vianello vs. Moses Johnson

  • Division/Weight: Heavyweight
  • Vianello record: 11-1-1
  • Johnson record: 11-1-2
  • Belts at stake: N/A 

Guido Vianello faces Moses Johnson.

Vianello (11-1-1) is a 2014 EU Championships silver medalist who turned pro in 2018. “The Gladiator” lost to Jonathan Rice in January 2023 but rebounded in October by defeating Curtis Harper. 

Johnson (11-1-2) turned pro in 2018. The 31-year-old is 2-1-1 in his last five fights and is currently on a two-fight win streak. His last contest was a TKO win over Emilio Salas in December.

Arnold Gonzalez vs. Charles Stanford 

  • Division/Weight: Super Welterweight
  • Gonzalez record: 13-0
  • Stanford record: 7-4
  • Belts at stake: N/A 

In super welterweight action, Arnold Gonzalez faces Charles Stanford.

Gonzalez (13-0) turned pro in 2019. The New York native last fought in October, beating Edwin Bennett via decision. 

Stanford (7-4) turned pro in 2015. The 37-year-old last fought in March 2023, beating Joshua Balbuena via knockout. 

Ofacio Falcon vs. Edward Ceballos 

  • Division/Weight: Super Featherweight
  • Falcon record: 10-0
  • Ceballos record: 11-4-1
  • Belts at stake: N/A 

Ofacio Falcon competes against Edward Ceballos.

Falcon (10-0) turned pro in 2019. The 24-year-old fought once in 2023 after competing four times in 2022. He beat Pedro Vicente Scharbaai via decision in June.

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Ceballos (11-4-1) turned pro in 2015. The 27-year-old is on a two-fight win streak and is coming off a September win over Jesus Abel Ibarra.

Isaah Flaherty vs. Julien Baptiste

  • Division/Weight: Middleweight
  • Falcon record: 10-0
  • Baptiste record: 6-3
  • Belts at stake: N/A 

Finally, Isaah Flaherty faces Julien Baptiste.

Isaah Flaherty (6-0) turned pro in 2021. Competing all over Long Island, he last fought in March 2023, beating Dewayne Williams via decision. 

Baptiste (6-3) turned pro in 2020. “Black Dragon” is on a two-fight win streak and defeated Jamer Jones in his last contest via TKO in August.

When is O’Shaquie Foster vs. Abraham Nova?

Foster vs. Nova will be on Friday, February 16. The main card starts at 9 p.m. ET, while Foster and Nova should enter the ring around 11:15 p.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last. 

Region Date Main Card Start Time Main Event Ring Walks (approx.)
USA and Canada (ET) Friday, February 16 9 p.m. ET 11:15 p.m. ET
USA and Canada (PT) Friday, February 16 6 p.m. ET 8:15 p.m. ET
UK and Ireland Saturday, February 17 2 a.m. GMT 4:15 a.m. GMT
Australia Saturday, February 17 1 p.m. AEDT 3:15 p.m. AEDT

How to watch O’Shaquie Foster vs. Abraham NovaTV channel, live stream

Region TV channel Live streaming
Canada TSN+
UK and Ireland Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Arena Sky GO
Australia TBC

WATCH: O’Shaquie Foster vs. Abraham Nova, exclusively on ESPN+

The O’Shaquie Foster vs. Abraham Nova main card will air on ESPN+ in the U.S. The undercard will air exclusively on ESPN+. 

O’Shaquie Foster vs. Abraham Nova price: How much does the fight cost? 

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