Originally Posted by BIGPOPPAPUMP
Ricky Burns will face Jose Ocampo in his latest world title defence after the Filipino was drafted in as replacement for the injured Liam Walsh.
Burns had been due to defend his WBO lightweight belt against Walsh next month until the Norfolk-based fighter hurt his back in a road accident.
Ocampo, rated 14 in the world by the WBO, will now face Burns at London's ExCeL on December 15.
The 23-year-old challenger has suffered five defeats, but most of them came in his teenage years, and 12 of his 17 victories have come inside the distance.
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They should make a ruling that nobody ranked outside the top ten of any governing body can challenge for a world title,that will put a stop these joke fights.I mean Ricky Burns is suposed to be a world champion why isnt he defending against world class opposition??