Peterson-Lipinets: Live coverage, 6 pm ET

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The welterweights headline tonight’s PBC show on FS1.

Tonight at 6 pm ET, PBC returns to FS1 with a card headlined by a pair of former world titleholders, as Lamont Peterson takes on Sergey Lipinets in the welterweight main event.

Peterson (35-4-1, 17 KO) and Lipinets (14-1, 10 KO) have both won world titles at 140 pounds, and Peterson also won a belt at 147. This is pretty much must-win for both if they want to stay relevant at 147 right now, which is a lucrative position to be in given the number of big-name fighters in the division, and the fact that pretty much all of them except Terence Crawford are with PBC.

Peterson hasn’t fought since a Jan. 2018 loss to Errol Spence Jr, where he took a good beating and was pulled after seven rounds. Lipinets last fought in Aug. 2018, winning a questionable decision over Erick Bone.

The main card, which begins at 8 pm ET, also features the return of Lamont’s brother Anthony Peterson (37-1, 24 KO), a former lightweight prospect now campaigning at 140 pounds, who has fought sporadically since 2010, when he lost to Brandon Rios. Peterson will face former 130-pound titleholder Argenis Mendez (25-5-1, 12 KO).

The prelim bouts will feature Brandon Quarles (21-4-1, 10 KO) taking on Aaron Coley (15-2-1, 7 KO) in an eight-round middleweight bout; Lorenzo Simpson (2-0, 2 KO) against Earl Henry (0-1-1, 0 KO) in a four-round junior middleweight fight; and the opener will pit Cobia Breedy (12-0, 4 KO) against Fernando Fuentes (14-7-1, 4 KO) in an eight-round super featherweight battle.

Wil Esco will be on the call.

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