Robert Easter Jr Who is Richard Commey's opponent?

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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