On October 26 at the O2 Arena in London, Matchroom Boxing will host a card topped by the World Boxing Super Series final at 140 pounds, between Regis Prograis and Josh Taylor.
This contest for the WBC Diamond belt, is all the better, because it’ll be a leveling duel between undefeated fighters. Prograis has a record of 24-0 with 20 KO´s, while Scottish Taylor has a record of 15-0 with 12 KO´s.
Both fighters were brimming with confidence at a press conference for the fight, not being at all shy to utter a piquant point of view…or two.
“I am very excited about this fight,” Prograis said adding: “This is what I most wanted because it’ll prove who’s the best. My goal is victory.
“It has always been a dream for me to fight in London. Boxing fans in the UK are among the best in the world and I can’t wait. I know that once they see me fight, they will be my fans for life.
“Taylor, in my opinion, is a good, second after me. He had two great performances before the final and that why I’m really looking forward to fighting him.”
“I’m going to prove that I’m the best in the division by facing the best rivals. Now that the fight is finally official, I can focus on going to work in the gym and doing a great preparation.
“I am very sure that I can defeat him, I cannot see other than a victory for Josh Taylor on October 26. It’ll be just great to win the Muhammad Ali trophy and the WBC Diamond belt in front of a large crowd at The O2 Arena.”