Fonfara vs. Poulard in Play For March 22 Showdown
By Luke Furman
IBO light heavyweight champion Andrzej Fonfara (23-2, 13 KOs) is slated to return to ESPN's Friday Night Fights on March 22nd at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, and he will reportedly take on experienced Canadian Nicholson Poulard (19-3, 9 KOs). Poulard is the older brother of top contender and former champion Jean Pascal.
Fonara, 25-years-old, had a big 2012 - winning a big decision over former champion Glen Johnson in July and the coming back in November to stop experienced Tommy Karpency to win the IBO belt. Poulard won his last six clashes after dropping a decision to Sebastien Demers in 2009.
Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org