Devin Haney-George Kambosos 2 Set For October fifteenth In Australia

Posted on 08/23/2022

By: Sean Crose

Devin Haney, the undisputed light-weight champion of the world will as soon as once more be combating George Kambosos, the person he beat to turn out to be undisputed champ, on October fifteenth in Melbourne Australia. Though American Haney travelled to Australia to defeat Kambosos final June, the contract required {that a} second battle go down within the “land down below.” This, frankly, isn’t a match followers are clamoring to see, as Haney just about placed on a grasp class the primary time he and Kambosos squared off within the ring. Nonetheless, Haney has no intention of making an attempt to interrupt a rematch clause.

“A MAN OF MY WORD!” Haney tweeted Monday. “October fifteenth received’t be any totally different!” Most would agree that the 20-1 Kambosos merely doesn’t have the instruments to greatest the extraordinarily polished 28-0 Haney. The sport Aussie definitely didn’t have any solutions for Haney’s velocity and ability once they first met in June. Nonetheless, the battle, which is ready to go down at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Area, will more than likely be successful in Australia. And, in fact, laborious core American battle followers will definitely be tuning in to see the bout dwell on ESPN or ESPN+ within the hope that the rematch can be aggressive.

High Rank honcho Bob Arum indicated Kambosos would possibly really be capable to pull off the upset. “If he approaches the battle otherwise, he has , good probability,” he claimed. “If he fights the identical battle that he fought final time, he has no probability.” Arum, who promotes Haney, additionally addressed the truth that the general public isn’t precisely clamoring for Haney-Kambosos 2. “Why do a rematch? I am going again to historical past,” stated Arum. “I do not forget that Joe Frazier dominated Muhammad Ali of their first battle. And when the rematch got here, Ali clearly was the higher man and received the rematch.”

Kambosos gave the impression to be below no phantasm as to how vital this rematch is for his profession. “It’s a fantastic division. However, for me, sure, I’m 29, that is the do-or-die for me now…you’ll not see me if I don’t overcome come this battle again in Australia; combating home guys, that’s not me.” Ought to Haney win as anticipated, there are a variety of prime tier opponents he might then probably face, together with former light-weight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko.

“Every thing I’ve, I’ll be placing it to that ring,” stated Kambosos, “and clearly my coaching and God keen, I’ll be victorious October 16.”

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