By Ryan Burton
BoxingScene.com has been advised that Cornelius "K9" Bundrage's defense of the IBF 154-pound title against Ishe Smith has been scheduled for February 23rd at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI. Bundrage's IBF junior middleweight title will be on the line and the fight will be broadcast by Showtime.
When reached for comment Bundrage told BoxingScene, "K9 having a Home Coming in Detroit, Michigan at the Joe Louis Arena February 23rd. Get your Popcorn its Showtime! Parent's just don't understand why u put that boy in there with that Man!"
This will be Bundrage's first ring appearance since signing a promotional contract with Golden Boy.
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