Reigning IBO lightweight champion, Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe’s (28-1, 14 KOs) next opponent has been revealed.

Tagoe will be facing Fedor Papazov (22-2, 12 KOs) from Russia in his next fight which might come off this year.

Papazov set himself up against the Ghanaian after defeating Howik Babraham via split decision in IBO lightweight clash last Saturday.

The upcoming clash will be Tagoe’s second defense of his IBO lightweight strap.

The Ghanaian made his first defense of his IBO belt two months ago when he stopped Argentina’s, Fernando David Saucedo.