Heavyweight Travis Kauffman will take on Scott Alexander in a ten-round bout on Sunday, June 10th that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes. The broadcast will feature three heavyweight showdowns from Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, California. The telecast begins at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT and will see Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington take on once-beaten Wes Nofire in a ten-round attraction plus 2012 U.S. Olympian Michael Hunter challenging Iago Kiladze in a ten-round fight. Also featured on the card is junior middleweight prospect Joey Spencer (2-0, 2 KOs) in a four-round bout.
Kauffman (31-2, 23 KOs) will look to boost his own contender credentials with a win after most recently dropping a close majority decision to Amir Mansour in March 2017 in Kauffman’s hometown of Reading, Pennsylvania. Kauffman had entered that bout with a 14 fight unbeaten streak, including dropping Chris Arreola in a fight that resulted in a no contest and a knockout of former title challenger Epifanio Mendoza.
The 29-year-old Alexander (14-2-2, 8 KOs) has put together two straight victories since losing to LaRon Mitchell by unanimous decision in 2016. Fighting out of Los Angeles, Alexander is noted for his fast hands, and scored a TKO victory over Pedro Julio Rodriguez in his last fight on March 3rd.