Boxing: Luke Campbell vs Yvan Mendy rematch to take place on Anthony Joshua undercard

- Advertisement -

Anthony Joshua will be coming back either September 22 or 29 against Deontay Wilder or Alexander Povetkin. Today we have learned that Luke Campbell (18-2,15KO’s) will be on the undercard of the event. The bout will be a rematch three years in the making as he will face the fighter that gave him his first career loss. Campbell will be in a WBC lightweight title final eliminator against Yvan Mendy (40-4,19KO’s).

Mendy defeated Campbell by split decision back in 2015 at the O2 Arena in London. Campbell has loss just once since then when he loss a split decision against former WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares.

Campbell has improved quite a bit in the last three years, ask Linares as he gave him all he can handle. He last fought on May 5th scoring a TKO victory over Troy James.

Mendy has been on a winning streak as he hasn’t lost since early 2015. He was last in the ring in December of last year, defeating Jesus Arevalo when he scored an eighth-round KO. The victory gave him the WBC silver lightweight title. He, however, has never faced anyone at the world level of Linares.

Also Read-

Boxing: Vanes Martirosyan says Canelo Alvarez ‘needs to RUN’ from Gennady Golovkin

If any content is used from this article, kindly backlink to this page.

If you like reading about sports, make sure you check out SportsIndiaShow.com
Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at ProPanja.com

- Advertisement -
Exit mobile version