Devin Haney did the business once again tonight in New York, dominating and stopping Zaur Abdullaev after four rounds of
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.
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.