December 7th's Brooklyn fight night on Showtime has the sort of star power to make it a must-see event, but ironically its pair of title fights are also the lesser offerings of the night.
For the night's opener, tough-as-nails Sakio Bika defends his hard-earned WBC Super Middleweight Title against Anthony Dirrell. Then just before the Judah vs. Malignaggi main event, Devon Alexander defends his IBF Welterweight Title against Shawn Porter.
What can we expect from these two fights?
Sakio Bika vs. Anthony Dirrell Fight Preview & Prediction
For super middleweight fans with a memory, Bika enjoys the reputation as being the most rugged fighter active in the division today, moreso even than divisional ironman Carl Froch. He might not be much of a technician, but Bika is rough, strong, durable, and busy, and that combination of elements allowed him to give even Andre Ward a challenging fight.
Until he captured the WBC title in June, Bika was arguably the best super middleweight ...