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Delfine Persoon will prove Katie Taylor’s toughest opponent to date in more ways than one.
We’re just days away from the biggest night of Katie Taylor’s professional boxing career.
Jose Pedraza returned to the win column in a big way, scoring a 9th round stoppage of veteran spoiler Antonio Lozada in their ESPN-televised lightweight bout Saturday evening at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla.
When opportunity knocks for a young fighter, an adamant knockout is as good an answer as there is. 20-year old lightweight hopeful Devin Haney (22-0, 14 KO) wasn’t originally slated for the main event at the MGM National Harbor on Saturday night in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
Luke Campbell has been ordered to face Vasyl Lomachenko for the vacant WBC lightweight title.
According to Eddie Hearn, WBC #1 lightweight Luke Campbell and #3 Devin Haney have reached a deal to fight on July 27th for Mikey Garcia’s former title, pending WBC approval.
The expected news is now official, as the WBC have announced that Mikey Garcia has been designated lightweight champion emeritus, meaning he is no longer the recognized WBC lightweight titleholder, and that the 135-pound belt is vacant.
It took Teofimo Lopez a little longer than almost everyone expected Saturday night.
Rising lightweight contender Teofimo Lopez (12-0, 10 KOs) believes Vasiliy Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KOs) is already worried about a potential clash between the two of them.