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Ward-Smith undercard finally set

Photo: Squint Foto

Photo: Squint Foto

When Andre Ward finally returns to the ring on June 20 against Paul Smith at Oracle Arena in Oakland, there will be a number of prospects highlighted in the undercard, as detailed today by Roc Nation Sports.

In the co-feature, Antonio Nieves (12-0, 6 KOs) will take on Stephon Young (13-0-1, 5 KOs) in an eight-round featherweight bout. Also in action will be Luis Arias (10-0, 4 KOs), Aaron Coley faces Yosmani Abreu, and Daniel Franco takes on Jonathan Alcantara.

Also in action will be local middleweight Tony Hirsch (18-6-2, 8 KOs), Men Fanlong, and Wang Zhimin.

According to the promotion, a live performance by LA-based rapper Nipsey Hussle will keep the crowd entertained before the main event.

Miguel Cotto, 49ers QB Colin Kaeperneck and various Oakland Raiders will also be in attendance.

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