Super lightweight champions Regis Prograis (24-0, 20 KOs) and Josh Taylor (15-0, 12 KOs) collide in the finale of the World Boxing Super Series on Saturday, Oct. 26 live on DAZN (2 p.m ET). The winner will walk away with the IBF and WBA super lightweight belts and the Muhammad Ali trophy.
This bout marks the third of the tournament for Taylor and the fourth for Prograis. To compete in the tournament, Prograis had to beat Juan Velasco to punch his ticket.
Poor advancement and cash issues have damaged the World Boxing Super Series, however the challenge among Prograis and Taylor is luckily occurring.
Regis Prograis vs. Josh Taylor title unification fight set for Oct. 26 in London
Many will consider this to be as a complexity between a power puncher in Prograis and a smooth fighter in Taylor. This is one of the more aggressive episodes of 2019, which will significantly affect the excessively lightweight division. After this matchup, two men will control equivalent portions of the division’s titles. Jose Ramirez holds the WBC and WBO belts.
- Fight Date: Saturday, Oct. 26
- Start time: 2 p.m. ET
- Location: London, England (O2 Arena)
- Live Stream: DAZN
Prograis versus Taylor is set in London’s O2 Arena, which gives Taylor a bit of leeway. Despite the fact that London isn’t Taylor’s main residence, he’s Scottish which makes it a lot simpler for his fans to go to the battle than Prograis’. Prograis is from Houston, TX.
The undercard incorporates some fascinating matchups. The essential undercard is between heavyweights Derek Chisora (31-9, 22 KOs) and David Price (25-6, 20 KOs). Anticipate a knockout consummation in this session.
A lightweight battle between Ricky Burns (47-7-1, 16 KOs) and Lee Selby (27-2, 9 KOs) has battle of the night potential. Neither one of the men is a knockout puncher, however they’re known for tossing punches in bundles. Both are previous title holders searching for one progressively took shots at a title.