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Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Sechew Powell to fight Cory Spinks on Dec. 31

By Michael Woods

Sechew Powell picked up some tips on how to conduct yourself when he worked in Floyd Mayweather's camp for Money's fight against Victor Ortiz on Sept. 17. The Brownsville, Brooklyn-born and raised hitter will look to show fight fans some of what he learned when he takes on veteran Cory Spinks on Dec. 31 in Anaheim.

Powell (26-3 with 15 KOs) dropped a UD to Cornelius Bundrage in his last outing, on June 25. The 32-year-old told NYFightBlog is amped to take on the ex welterweight and junior middleweight titlist, the 33 year-old Spinks. "I'm looking to resurrect my career with an explosive win against the biggest and best opponent I have faced to date." The winner will get a crack at Bundrage.

The clash will take place on a Don King card topped by Tavoris Cloud vs TBA. Cloud, the IBF light heavyweight champ, was set to meet Zsolt Erdei, who pulled out a few days ago with a hand injury.