Errol “The Truth” Spence (17-0, 14 KOs) the 2012 U.S. Olympian welterweight, will take on South African welterweight Chris “The Heat” Van Heerden (23-1-1, 12 KOs) in a 10-round televised co-feature, September 11th Spike TV. The fight will also air on Indigo and Bell TV in Canada.
This is part of the Stevenson-Karpency fight card @ Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto.
Spence is currently undefeated coming off three straight knockouts. Chris van Heerden only has one lost to Nikola Stevanovic in 2010. In his last outing this past MAy he defeated Ramon Ayala.
“We are very happy to have Spence versus Van Heerden as the televised co-feature on our September 11th event in Toronto,” GYM president Yvon Michel said. “They are two of the most talented welterweights in the world. This match-up has all of the makings of an exciting, explosive, fan-friendly fight. We’re thrilled that boxing fans in the U.S. and Canada will be able to watch this fight, as well as ‘Superman’ Stevenson against Karpency, on national television.”