Anthony Dirrell, Daniel Jacobs to headline April 24 PBC card

The Windy City is getting its first taste of Premier Boxing Champions action on April 24 when Anthony Dirrell squares up with Badou Jack on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET.

Anthony Dirrell

Anthony Dirrell lands an uppercut on Billy Thompson in September 2006.

Dirrell and Jack will share headlining duties with Daniel Jacobs, who takes on Caleb Truax at the UIC Pavilion. Tickets are $31-$151.

Dirrell (27-0-1, 22 KOs), 30, is coming off back-to-back fights with Sakio Bika at 168 pounds. The first bout, in Brooklyn, New York, on December 7, 2013, resulted in a draw. Dirrell won the rematch in Carson, California, in August by unanimous decision to become a world champion at 168 pounds.

The 31-year-old Jack (18-1-1, 12 KOs) stopped Francisco Sierro in the sixth round in December in his last fight.

Jacobs (28-1, 25 KOs), 28, brings his devastating power to a 160-pound test following a win over Jarrod Fletcher in August, when he put Fletcher on the mat twice en route to winning by a fifth-round stoppage.

Truax (25-1-2, 15 KOs), 31, fought his last two fights at the UIC Pavilion, most recently with an eighth-round knockout of Scott Sigmon in November.

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