Devin Haney Formally Agrees To Face George Kambosos Jr. On June fifth In Melbourne, Australia

Posted on 03/27/2022

By: Hans Themistode

Regardless of his usually joyous perspective, Devin Haney would develop into enraged at any time when both Teofimo Lopez or now, George Kambosos Jr., would scream and shout to the world that they’re actually, an undisputed champion.

With the 23-year-old proudly holding his WBC light-weight title, he’s said time and time once more, that till he’s defeated within the ring, these beforehand talked about undisputed claims are null and void.

Now, come June fifth, in Melbourne Australia, the confusion surrounding the 135-pound division can have fast readability.

As first reported by BoxingScene.com, Haney has verbally agreed to phrases to tackle present unified light-weight champion, George Kambosos Jr. The 2 will formally sq. off at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.

For Kambosos Jr., sharing the ring with Haney was by no means in his fast plans. Since scoring the sudden upset in opposition to Teofimo Lopez in November of 2021, the well-rounded Australian fighter turned flooded with choices for his subsequent ring look. Though he fastidiously sifted by each title introduced to him, Kambosos Jr. landed on Vasiliy Lomachenko.

Whereas Lomachenko was flattered by his choice, he in the end determined in opposition to taking Kambosos Jr. up on his supply, opting to as a substitute stay in his place of origin of Ukraine as he assists his fellow countrymen within the warfare in opposition to Russia.

Ultimately, whereas Haney has the lone bout he craved greater than something, he was compelled to acquiesce to a number of of Kambosos Jr.’s calls for, together with a right away rematch clause that might pressure Haney to face him as soon as extra in Australia, if Haney, after all, decides to stay within the light-weight division.

If Haney have been to defeat Kambosos Jr. in consecutive bouts, the newly topped undisputed titlist would possible face off in opposition to Lomachenko in an ESPN pay-per-view occasion.

With the perpetual confusion surrounding the light-weight division, Haney will lastly be afforded his alternative to show that he’s, actually, the very best 135 pounder on the earth. Though contracts haven’t formally been inked, someday this week, an introductory presser to announce their contest is anticipated to happen.

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