By Robert Addams: Tyrone Spong (14-0, 13 KOs) has been pulled from his scheduled fight against (16-0, 12 KOs) for this Saturday night on after Matchroom promoter

Matchroom promoter Hearn has  5 potential opponents

  • Otto Wallin
  • Michael Hunter
  • Alexander Povetkin
  • Martin Bakole
  • Manuel Charr
  • Oscar Rivas
  • Sergey Kuzmin
  • Filip Hrgovic
  • Murat Gassiev
  • David Price

The WBO has Spong ranked at #6, but they gave him that ranking based on wins over guys like Santander Silgado, Carlos Ailton Nascimento, Ytalo Perea and Jeyson Minda. In other words, the WBO gave Spong a top 10 ranking based on victories over obscure second tier fighters.

defends against Lenin Castillo in co-feature

In the chief support, light heavyweight champion (16-0, 11 KOs) faces fringe contender Lenin Castillo (20-2-1, 15 KOs). Castillo is ranked #12 WBO, #15 .

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