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Fonfara-Campillo stadium clash to kick off IBF light heavyweight box off

By Przemek Garczarczyk

The IBF #1 spot will be on the line when IBF #4 Andrzej Fonfara meets #7 rated Gabriel Campillo on August 16 at US Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. According to IBF Championships Chairman Lindsey Tucker, the bout will be the first leg of an IBF light heavyweight box off. #5 Eduard Gutknecht and #6 Cedric Agnew are expected to fight in the second leg of the box off. The two winners would then fight in a final eliminator for the mandatory position. The current IBF light heavyweight champion is Bernard Hopkins, who is scheduled to defend against Karo Murat on October 19 in Atlantic City.

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