After an extraordinary spell with great fights and results, Scotsman Josh Taylor is awarded Boxer of the Year 2020 by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC).
Josh Taylor became the winner of the WBSS Superlight Tournament, defeating American, Regis Prograis, in one of the best fights of the year, via majority decision.
Subsequently, the undefeated champion stopped the challenger, Apinun Khongsong by KO in the first round.
Taylor commented, ““Thanks to everyone involved and everyone who voted for me. It’s a privilege to be the winner of this award once again and be amongst the many great fighters and names that are on this list from years gone by.”
Now, the “Tartan Tornado” focuses his sight on Las Vegas, as on Saturday May 22 he will face the WBC champion, José Carlos Ramírez, to determine who is the best fighter at 140 pounds.
José Carlos Ramírez, WBC / WBO champion and pride of California’s Central Valley, will fight IBF / WBA champion Josh Taylor for the undisputed world championship on Saturday, May 22.
The winner will become the second undisputed super lightweight champion in the four belt era, joining pound-for-pound great Terence “Bud” Crawford.