IBF orders Errol Spence, Ocampo for June

By Daily Sports on January 25, 2018

Views: 2,456

Less than a week after Errol Spence Jr. (23-0, 20 KOs) defeated Lamont Peterson, he will be getting his wish to fight at home in his next title defense of his IBF welterweight title on June 16 against his likely mandatory challenger Carlos Ocampo (22-0, 13 KOs) in Dallas, Texas.

Spence-Ocampo is still yet to be negotiated, but the IBF ordered the fight this week for Spence’s next defence.

Spence is riding the crest of his impressive 7th round stoppage win last Saturday night over Lamont Peterson. That was a voluntary defense for Spence. After the fight, Spence said he wanted to return home to fight in Dallas for his next title defense.

Spence lives in Desoto, Texas, which is in Dallas County.

Spence will have a lot of his fans turning out to see him put on a show against the little known Ocampo, who will likely be the equivalent of a voluntary defense/tune-up.

Ocampo has fought only in Mexico during his 6-year pro career. The closest that Ocampo has come to fighting a quality opponent was his fight against Rames Agaton (20-6-3, 10 KOs).

Ocampo beat Agaton by a one-sided 10 round unanimous decision in June 2016. Ocampo did a better job beating Agaton than the highly ranked Top Rank fighter Konstantin Ponomarev, who beat him by an 8 round majority decision in November 2015.

•Photo shows Errol Spence.

 

Source Daily Sports

Posted January 25, 2018


 

You may also like...
Inter Milan Enter Chelsea Talks For ‘Available’ Kante...

Onazi pays tribute to 'Legendary' Miroslav Klose

LMC Hammer Falls On Rangers, Warri Wolves, Dakkada...

Amunike Reveals He Chose Zamalek Over European Move...

I hold no grudge- Ambrose

Luis Enrique Resumes As Spain Manager After Daughter’s...

 

Latest News 2022 WAFCON: Super Falcons Will Miss Oshoala –Dosu Agbonlahor: Why Tuchel Won’t Want To Sign Ronaldo Oshoala, Three Super Falcons Stars Nominated For 2022 CAF Women’s POTY Award Oshoala Ruled Out Of 2022 WAFCON Brume, Amusan lead Nigeria’s 22-man list to World Athletics Championships LOC to unveil Asaba 2022 National Sports Festival mascot, logo today Super Falcons will make us proud again- Sports director The Undertaker excited by Adesanya’s UFC 276 ‘deadman’ entrance South Africa Coach, Ellis: How We Clipped Super Falcons Wings Morocco 2022 AWCON Football Summit: Super Falcons Go For Kill Adesanya defeats Cannonier to retain UFC 276 middleweight title, targets Pereira U.S. schools saved Nigeria N26m at national trials, says AFN Performance Director

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (49,934 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (41,119 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (39,542 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (39,520 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (39,258 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (39,091 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (38,814 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (38,199 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (37,577 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (36,493 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (34,853 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (34,314 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (426) Basketball (302) Boxing (727) Columnists (670) Euro Soccer Update (13618) Fans Assembly (6) From the Grassroots (68) Golf (122) Interviews (17) Live Commentary (7) News (8115) NPL Glo Premier League (1316) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (10) Tennis (933)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media