Each males every coming off a loss, meet in a crossroads conflict this Saturday night time at Onerous Rock Resort & On line casino in Tulsa, as two-weight world champion Jose Pedraza takes on former world light-weight champion Richard Commey over a scheduled ten rounds at tremendous light-weight.
Prime Rank promote Pedraza vs Commey, and the motion may be seen on Sky Sports activities within the UK, and ESPN+ within the USA.
Pedraza (29-4, KO14)has been a blended bag at 140 kilos after spells as world champion at tremendous featherweight and light-weight from 2015 to 2018, and continues to be looking for a shot at world honours at his present weight.
The Puerto Rican has solely misplaced in good firm, transport his IBF tremendous featherweight title to Gervonta Davis in 2017, after which his WBO light-weight belt to Vasyl Lomachenko in December 2018.
He has fought 5 occasions at tremendous light-weight, profitable three. The 33-year-old ‘Sniper’ misplaced on debut at 140 to Jose Zepeda, after which received three in a row earlier than dropping a choice to former WBC and WBO champion Jose Ramirez in his final struggle again in March.
New York primarily based Ghanaian Commey (30-4, KO27) makes a debut at tremendous light-weight, having been at light-weight for many of his profession.
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The 35-year-old first turned world champion in February 2019, stopping Isa Chaniev in two rounds in February 2019, and made one defence earlier than being crushed by Teofimo Lopez in two in December of the identical 12 months.
A comeback win led to a gathering with Vasyl Lomachenko, and the Ukrainian wizard dropped Commey in the seventh on the way to a wide points win in December final 12 months.
Prediction: Each males are at a key stage of their careers, and a loss for both may properly sign the top of the street. Pedraza appears the more energizing, and is constant in his performances, and I favour him to beat early inquiries to take a transparent factors win by the conclusion of the competition.
Heavyweight hope Jared Anderson (11-0, KO11) heads the undercard, and the American ought to cease former European title challenger Miljan Rovcanin (24-2, KO16) earlier than the top of their scheduled ten rounder.
Additionally at heavyweight, Richard Torrez (2-0, KO2) continues his training, and the Californian can defeat Marco Antonio Canedo (4-2, KO2) inside the space of their contest set for six.
There are many six spherical contests on supply. Delante Johnson (4-0, KO3) might have all six rounds to defeat Harry Gigliotti (8-3, KO3) at tremendous light-weight, and at welterweight, Kelvin Davis (5-0, KO4) can rating a stoppage win towards Sebastian Gabriel Chaves (5-4, KO2).
Frevian Gonzalez Robles (5-1, KO1) ought to get the higher of his light-weight affair with Gerardo Esquivel (3-2-1, KO1), and at heavyweight, Jeremiah Milton (5-0, KO4) ought to halt Nick Jones (9-4, KO6).
The ultimate six rounder is at featherweight, the place Haven Brady Jr (7-0, KO4) ought to have the ability to rating a stoppage win over Manuel Guzman (8-6-1, KO5).
In 4 spherical motion, Abdullah Mason (3-0, KO3) can take the battle of unbeatens at light-weight on the playing cards towards Angel Rebollar (5-0, KO3), and lightweight heavyweight Dante Benjamin (3-0, KO2) ought to take a factors win towards Leandro Silva (3-6, KO2).