Devin Haney to problem George Kambosos Jr. for all of the marbles in Australia

December 4, 2021, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Devin Haney (heart) celebrates his win over Joseph Diaz Jr. throughout their December 4, 2021 bout on the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas. Picture Credit score: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing

George Kambosos, Jr. lastly has an opponent for his homecoming struggle on June 5. He can even get the chance to unify all 4 main belts and change into the true undisputed champion of the world.

In keeping with a number of experiences, Kambosos will put his Ring Journal light-weight championship on the road when he faces WBC titleholder Devin Haney in a struggle that may happen at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia,

ESPN’s Mike Coppinger was the primary to report on the story.

The 12-round bout will happen on Sunday in Australia to be able to be aired stay Saturday evening (June 4) in the US on ESPN.

Kambosos (20-0, 10 knockouts), who resides in Sydney, Australia, received the Ring light-weight belt together with the IBF, WBO, and WBA world titles by defeating Teofimo Lopez on November 27. Kambosos needed to overcome a knockdown within the tenth spherical to return out victorious.

There was discuss of a unification struggle in opposition to Haney, however nothing was finalized. Vasiliy Lomachenko, who misplaced to Lopez in a unification struggle in October 20, agreed to phrases in dealing with Kambosos, however traveled to Ukraine earlier this month to affix the nationwide military in its protection of the invasion by Russia. Lomachenko determined to stay in Ukraine, passing up the chance to face Kambosos.

Coppinger reported Haney lately signed a multifight co-promotional take care of High Rank and Lou DiBella for his fights to air or stream on ESPN platforms.

A deal was reportedly reached over the weekend between Lou DiBella, Kambosos’ promoter, and Bob Arum. High Rank has an unique take care of ESPN.

DiBella and Eddie Hearn, who had promoted Haney’s latest fights previous to their promotional deal lately expiring, weren’t in a position to work out a deal for DAZN to stream the struggle. Matchroom Boxing, the promotional firm which Hearn runs, streams their struggle playing cards on DAZN.

There’s a rematch clause within the contract. Haney should face Kambosos once more in Australia ought to he defeat Kambosos on June 5, and provided that Haney stays a light-weight. There’s a risk Haney may face Lomachenko after Haney fulfills his rematch clause with Kambosos and wins once more.

Haney (27-0, 15 KOs) efficiently defended his WBC title on December 4, defeating Joseph ‘JoJo’ Diaz by unanimous determination. He has made 4 profitable defenses of the WBC title, together with wins over Jorge Linares and Yuriorkis Gamboa.

The 23-year-old is ranked No. 3 by The Ring. Lopez and Lomachenko are ranked No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for The Ring since October 2013 and has coated boxing in Southern California and overseas since 2000. Francisco additionally covers boxing for the Ventura County (California) Star newspaper. He may be reached by electronic mail at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing


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