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Joshua Clottey To Return on The Chavez-Manfredo Bill

By Mike Coppinger

According to Top Rank's Carl Moretti, former champion Joshua Clottey will make his return to the ring against Calvin Green on November 19 in Houston, Tex. on the off-TV undercard of the HBO fight between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Peter Manfredo at Reliant Arena.

Clottey (35-4, 20 KOs) will be making his debut at junior middleweight and fighting for the first time since his March 2010 loss to Manny Pacquiao, marking the end of an 18-month plus hiatus from the ring.

Clottey, 33, was originally slated to fight Green (21-6-1, 13 KOs) earlier this year, when he was forced to pull out due to injury.

Green is riding a two-bout losing streak with knockout losses to former Contender stars Sergio Mora and Alfonzo Gomez.

Mike Coppinger is a regular boxing freelancer for USA TODAY and Ring Magazine. He’s a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America, the Ring Ratings Advisory Panel and the Yahoo! Sports Boxing Panel. Follow him on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The Big Dunn on 10-24-2011

Does anyone really care?

Comment by Bombs on 10-24-2011

[QUOTE=Eaner0919;11330580]bwahahaha kudos!![/QUOTE] Boxing Lab tonight right??

Comment by Eaner0919 on 10-24-2011

[quote=Phil Ivey;11325959]Narvaez's performance inspired Clottey to comeback.[/quote] bwahahaha kudos!!

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 10-24-2011

[QUOTE=Brother Jay;11329616]Oh Ike definitely lost some fights. He just didn't lose to DLH. That was one of Oscar's "golden gifts". Quartey easily won 8 out of the 12 rounds. DLH simply caught him with a flash knockdown in the 12…

Comment by delpilar on 10-24-2011

Clottey destroys Angulo and Kirkland at the same time.

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