Lito Dante to face Simphiwe Khonco for the IBO World minimumweight title


Filipino boxer Lito Dante is set to face the IBO world minimumweight champion Simphiwe Khonco of South Africa on June 10, 2017.


Dante with the record of 13W(7KO)-7L-4D is a 27 years old boxer from Sierra Bullones, Bohol, Philippines.

The Filipino boxer was once fought in South Africa against Siyabonga Siyo but loses via unanimous decision.

Dante definitely an underdog in this fight but he should win this fight if he wants to get bigger fights.

On the other hand, Simphiwe Khonco has a record of 17W(7KO)-5L and he is from Tsolo, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

He is currently the no. 1 boxer in South Africa in the minimum weight division.

He defeated the former IBF World minimumweight champion Nkosinathi Joyi in his last fight via unanimous decision.