The world champion in three different weight classes John Riel Casimero entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 29-4-0 (20 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Naoya Inoue). He lost to Jonas Sultan in 2017 (John Riel Casimero vs Jonas Sultan) but then he has won five bouts defeating Cesar Ramirez (John Riel Casimero vs Cesar Ramirez) and Zolani Tete in his last two (Zolani Tete vs John Riel Casimero).
His opponent, the undefeated former Olympian Duke Micah, has a perfect record of 24-0-0 (19 KOs=79%) and he entered as the No.42 super flyweight. In his last three fights he has won over Thomas Snow, Luis Roy Suarez Cruz and Janiel Rivera. Micah vs Casimero is valid for the WBO World bantamweight title; undercard of Jermell Charlo vs Jeison Rosario. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Division: bantamweight (118 lbs, 53.5 kg)
Title: WBO World bantamweight title
Casimero’s previous fight: Zolani Tete vs John Riel Casimero
Casimero vs Micah full fight video:
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