Athletics Information of Thursday, 9 May well 2019
Ghana’s Intercontinental Boxing Federation (IBF) light-weight winner, Richard Commey, is near to finalising a deal to combat Ray Beltran on June 28.
The fight which would turn out to be Commey’s initially title defence considering that successful the IBF strap on February 2 is anticipated to headline a Top Rank on ESPN card.
In accordance to an ESPN report, the winner of Commey-Beltran bout would be obligated to facial area July 19 world title eliminator amongst Teofimo Lopez and Masayoshi Nakatani.
Commey ((28-2, 25 KO) has been looking for an opponent to mark his to start with title defence obtaining been declared match from his hand injuries that ruined a planned unification bout versus WBA and WBO titlist Vasyl Lomachenko.
Beltran (36-8-1, 22 KO) on the other hand made his super light-weight debut in February with an spectacular stoppage victory above Hiroki Okada right after shedding his WBO crown to Jose Pedraza last August.
The Ghanaian has been coaching in his New York base underneath the tutelage of knowledgeable American coach Andre Rozier as he get ready to experience his following opponent.