Josh Taylor vs Regis Prograis: World Boxing Super Series last
Scene: O2 Arena, London Date: Saturday, 26 October
Inclusion: Full live content discourse on the BBC Sport site and application.
Josh Taylor has blamed unbeaten world title rival Regis Prograis of having a record “cushioned against binmen”.
The 28-year-old Scot is certain of taking out the American when they battle to join the IBF and WBA super-lightweight crowns on Saturday on FuboTV
The session will likewise choose which of Taylor and Prograis is the World Boxing Super Series champion.
- “He’s had 24 battles, 24 successes against no one,” Taylor said before the battle at London’s O2 Arena.
- “I’m going in there to carry out a responsibility on Saturday and I simply need to get in there and complete it there.”
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The two fighters have come through quarter-finals and semi-finals that united some of best fighters in the weight division, with Prograis now positioned number one and Taylor number two.
“I have less involvement regarding number of battles,” Taylor, who has won his 15 expert sessions, said during a grumpy media gathering went to by the two fighters.
“Yet, I trust I’ve would be wise to restriction and had an extraordinary novice vocation, I’ve battled all round the world I’ve seen each sort of style that has been tossed at me.
“He’s not battled anyone who’s been in there to rip his belts off him. Not so much any genuine, live adversaries.”
Taylor accepts this is his once in a lifetime opportunity to report himself to the enclosing open London and the United States and this is his “turning out gathering”.
In any case, Prograis has proposed that the Scot, who crushed IBF champion Ivan Baranchyk of Belarus in his semi-last, leaves himself open to punches excessively and has shortcomings he can misuse.
“Each warrior takes a gander at another and sees chinks, so he will have musings about winning, yet it’s simply not going to occur,” Taylor reacted.
Prograis, who took the WBA belt off Kiryl Relikh of Belarus in his semi-last, invalidated Taylor’s cases about the nature of his past adversaries.
“Obviously individuals need to hurt me, yet they can’t,” he said. “They don’t come in there to lose. That is the thing that they sign an agreement for – to attempt to whip me.”