Caleb Truax to Return on Sept. 21, Opponent TBD

by David P. Greisman

Minnesota middleweight Caleb Truax will follow up his recent win over Donovan George with a Sept. 21 fight at the Minneapolis Convention Center, according to a post on the boxer’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

“The USBA Middleweight title will be at stake and my opponent will be finalized this week!” he wrote. “Stay tuned!”

The USBA’s belt at that weight class is vacant. The organization’s Top 15 reads: Curtis Stevens, Matvey Korobov, J’Leon Love, Andy Lee, Danny Jacobs, Caleb Truax, Fernando Guerrero, Abraham Han, Cerrosso Fort, Joe Greene, Derrick Findley, Elco Garcia, Sergio Mora, Ossie Duran, George Tahdooahnippah.

Truax, 29, is coming off a sixth-round technical knockout of Donovan George on the undercard to the June 21 episode of ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights.”

The win brought his record to 22-1-1 with 13 knockouts. The lone loss came against Jermain Taylor in April 2012, a unanimous decision defeat that saw Truax put Taylor on the canvas in the ninth round.

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 07-31-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. David;13607539]I'll have another article coming once it's made official.[/QUOTE] alright, hope its somebody good

Comment by Mr. David on 07-31-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;13607530]do you know the possible list of names?[/QUOTE] I'll have another article coming once it's made official.

Comment by Hougigo on 07-31-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. David;13607519]I'm hearing from someone involved with the promotion that it will be none of the above, but the opponent is not official yet.[/QUOTE] do you know the possible list of names?

Comment by Mr. David on 07-31-2013

I'm hearing from someone involved with the promotion that it will be none of the above, but the opponent is not official yet.

Comment by South Pawn on 07-30-2013

Am I the only member of the Caleb Truax bandwagon

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