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Junjesie "Tornado" Ibgos of Zamboanga del Sur will challenge Tewa Kiram of Thailand for his World Boxing Association Asia super welterweight title at the Suamlum Night Bazaar in Ratchadaphisek, Bangkok on September 7.
Qatar's Sheikh Fahad bin Khalid al-Thani (left) in action against Marius Petre of Romania during their super welterweight bout in Spain.
Emmanuel 'Manny' Pacquiao for defeating reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Welterweight Champion Keith Thurman jR.
Pacquiao for defeating reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Welterweight Champion Keith Thurman last Sunday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States to claim the title.
Manny Pacquiao (left) and Keith Thurman pose during a news conference in Las Vegas, ahead of their WBA super welterweight title fight.
Ritson will be part of the Matchroom Boxing card which is co-headlined by Lawrence Okolie vs Jack Massey (for the British and Commonwealth cruiserweight titles) and Scott Fitzgerald vs Brian Rose (for the WBA international super welterweight strap).
It will be the Luss boxer's third crack at a world title, with sights firmly set on becoming the Super Welterweight World champion.
"Camp has gone well," said Welborn, who will compete at super welterweight again.
Thurman (29-0, 22 KOs), the reigning WBA super welterweight champion, is expected to give Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) a stiff challenge which the fighting senator didn't get against Broner and Lucas Matthysse, whom he stopped in seven rounds in July last year.
Walsall super welterweight prospect Levi Ferguson completes the card.
The 28-year-old said: "I'm buzzing to be fighting for my first world title at super welterweight limit and I'd like to thank my manager Sam Kynoch for the opportunity to do this at home in Scotland.