How to watch Miguel Berchelt vs. Oscar Valdez: Date, fight time, TV channel and live stream

One of 2021’s most intriguing fights will take place on Saturday, Feb. 20, as Oscar Valdez moves up in weight to challenge himself against tougher competition in the form of WBC super-featherweight champion Miguel Berchelt.

The 29-year-old Berchelt (37-1, 33 KOs and 1 No Contest) has recorded six consecutive defenses of his title since claiming it with an 11th-round knockout of Francisco Vargas in 2017. Berchelt stopped Eleazer Valenzuela in his last outing but it was later ruled a No Contest after not being sanctioned by the Mexico City Boxing Commission.

Valdez (28-0, 22 KOs) is a former WBO featherweight champion who decided to make the jump to super featherweight. He earned stoppages against Adam Lopez and Jayson Velez in two fights as a 130-pounder. Berchelt will certainly be his toughest opposition to date. 

It’s a highly anticipated showdown as the heavy-handed Valdez will look to stop a bigger and stronger opponent in the WBC champion. 

Here’s how you can watch Berchelt vs. Valdez.

Berchelt vs. Valdez fight date, start time

  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 20
  • Time: 10 p.m. ET
  • Main event (approx): 1 a.m. EST

The undercard begins at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN+, with the main card starting at 10 p.m. ET on both ESPN and ESPN+.The exact time of the main event ring walks will depend largely on the undercard run-time, but it’s estimated to take place around 1 a.m. ET.

Berchelt vs. Valdez TV channel, live stream

Both ESPN and ESPN+ will carry Berchelt-Valdez. ESPN+ also will show the prelims; click here to learn more about ESPN+ subscription options.

The main card is also available via fuboTV, which offers a 7-day free trial.

In Canada, the main card is available on TSN2.

Where is the Berchelt vs. Valdez fight?

The event takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Tthe venue is inside a “bubble” with full COVID-19 compliance during the current pandemic.

Miguel Berchelt record and bio

  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Date of birth: November 17, 1991
  • Height: 5’7″
  • Reach: 71 1/2″
  • Total fights: 39
  • Record: 37-1 (1 No Contest), 33 KOs

Oscar Valdez record and bio

  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Date of birth: December 22, 1990
  • Height: 5’7″
  • Reach: 66″
  • Total fights: 28
  • Record: 28-0, 22 KOs

Berchelt vs. Valdez fight card

  • Miguel Berchelt vs. Oscar Valdez, 12 rounds for Berchelt’s WBC junior lightweight title
  • Gabriel Flores Jr. vs. Jayson Velez, 10 rounds, junior lightweights
  • Esquiva Falcao vs. Artur Akavov, 10 rounds, middleweights
  • Elvis Rodriguez vs. Luis Alberto Veron, 6 or 8 rounds, junior welterweights
  • Bryan Lua vs. Frevian Gonzalez, 6 rounds, junior lightweights
  • Xander Zayas vs. James Martin, 6 rounds, welterweights
  • Sonny Conto vs. Waldo Cortes, 4 rounds, heavyweights
  • Javier Martinez vs. Billy Wagner, 4 rounds, middleweights
  • Omar Rosario vs. Uriel Villanueva, 4 rounds, welterweights

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