The former Ibf Lw champion Robert Easter Jr entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 21-1-0 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.8 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Vasyl Lomachenko) but he comes off his first loss, suffered against Mikey Garcia (Mikey Garcia vs Robert Easter Jr); before this bout he had beat Javier Fortuna (Robert Easter Jr vs Javier Fortuna).
His opponent, the former world champion in two different weight classes Rances Barthelemy, has a record of 27-1-0 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. He also fought twice last year losing the rematch with Kiryl Relikh (Rances Barthelemy vs Kiryl Relikh 2) and beating Robert Frankel. Easter vs Barthelemy is valid for the vacant IBO and vacant WBA World lightweight titles. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Title: vacant IBO and vacant WBA World lightweight titles
Easter’s previous fight: Mikey Garcia vs Robert Easter Jr
Easter vs Barthelemy full fight video:
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