Richard Commey Faces Pedraza on August 27

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Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) lightweight champion Richard Commey & is scheduled to face Puerto Rico’s Jose Pedraza in a Super Lightweight contest in

Tulsa, Oklahoma on August 27. °

Commey (30-4, 27 KO) moved to 140 pounds to take on the former two-weight world

champion having been well dominated in his last lightweight clash against legendary Vasyi Lomachenko in December.

The 35-year-old Ghanaian fighter is hoping to become a two-division champion by going past Pedraza (29-4, 14 KO) to earn a shot at a 140 pounds title.

It’s a good matchup for both, with Commey looking to get into the mix in a new division, and Pedraza looking to stay relevant in a division where, sooner than later, some belts might get scattered

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