Robert Easter Jr Who is Richard Commey's opponent?

Pulse Sports looks at seven things that you do not know about Commey's opponent:

  • Published:
play After training for his last five bouts mostly in Washington, D.C., Robert Easter Jr. came home to Toledo, Ohio, to prepare for Friday’s clash with Richard Commey. The two will vie for a vacant 135-pound world title. (Ryan Greene/Premier Boxing Champions)
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Ghana’s Richard Commey (24-0, 22 KO’s) will meet American Robert Easter Jr. (17-0, 14 KO’s) on September 9th in Reading, Pennsylvania, for the vacant IBF World Lightweight title.

Read more: Boxer to focus on World title challenge as he vacates Commonwealth strap

Easter and the hard-punching Commey are vying for the 135-pound crown vacated by Rances Barthelemy, who is stepping up in weight after defending his crown in June against Mickey Bey.

play Robert Easter

 

Pulse Sports looks at seven things that you do not know about Commey's opponent:

#Robert Easter Jr. is undefeated (18-0,15 K0’s)

#Easter is training in his hometown of Toledo, Ohio for the first time in years to prepare for Commey.

#Easter Jr is trained by his father Robert Easter Snr.

#Easter is the first boxer to stop former world champion Algenis Mendez in a fight.

#Easter Jr. was an alternate on Team USA’s boxing squad for the London Olympics in 2012.

#With a victory, Easter will join longtime friends and stablemates Adrien Broner and Rau’shee Warren as world champions. All three fighters work out in Cincinnati with trainer Mike Stafford, who assists Robert Easter Sr. with Easter’s tutelage.

#Easter has an 82% knock out rate and has boxed 58 rounds in his career.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Banku vs Shatta Bukom Banku sends strong warning to Shatta Wale calling...bullet
2 Photos Bukom Banku gets new car from Bola Raybullet
3 Boxing Isaac Dogbe promises to stop Cesar Juarez in January boutbullet
4 Boxing Anthony Joshua to face Deontay Wilder in 2018bullet
5 Mike Tyson Ex-Boxing great barred from entering Chilebullet
6 WBO Super Bantamweight Rising Star announces Isaac Dogboe's...bullet
7 Banku vs Bastie There is a song to laugh at Bukom Banku and...bullet
8 Ike Quartey I couldn’t walk for 2 weeks after fighting...bullet
9 Bastie vs Banku Shatta Wale mercilessly trolls Bukom Bankubullet
10 Photos See how Isaac Dogboe knocked out Argentine...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Renowned actor Lil Wayne knocks out Bukom Banku in boxing boutbullet
2 Video Asamoah Gyan displays his boxing skillsbullet
3 Video Top ten shocking boxing momentsbullet
4 Video Watch the last time Mayweather lost a boutbullet
5 Video Bukom Banku receives hero’s welcome despite defeat to Bastiebullet
6 Mayweather Watch how Floyd knocked out Conor McGregor in round 10bullet
7 Video Watch how Ghanaian boxer Isaac Dogboe knocked out...bullet

Boxing