Haney retains Kambosos on the finish of his jab. Picture by Mikey Williams/Prime Rank Inc through Getty Photos
Devin Haney will make his first protection of the undisputed light-weight championship on October 15, going through George Kambosos Jr. in a rematch of their bout this previous June.
The battle will happen at Rod Laver Area in Melbourne, only a quick drive from the place their first battle passed off. Haney (28-0, 15 knockouts) was dominant all through, utilizing his jab to manage Kambosos en path to a unanimous determination to carry the 4 main titles and The Ring championship. The battle drew a crowd of 41,129 followers at Marvel Stadium.
“George Kambosos is quiet proper now like he ought to have been earlier than our first battle. I want him a wholesome coaching camp,” Haney mentioned in a press release asserting the battle on Monday.
“I’m anticipating a hungry and decided Kambosos on October sixteenth in Melbourne. I can be ready for any adjustment he brings. This can be a nice alternative to realize extra Aussie followers and add to my legacy.”
Kambosos (20-1, 10 KOs) had little to say concerning the battle, saying he would deal with his enterprise on battle evening as a substitute.
“I’m wanting ahead to October sixteenth at Rod Laver Area, and that’s the place I’ll do my speaking. Contained in the ring,” mentioned Kambosos.
Lou DiBella, who promotes Kambosos, had extra to say on his fighter’s behalf.
“Kambosos-Haney 1 was the Devin Haney present. George goes to should battle a totally totally different battle to get that victory, and he is aware of it. That alone assures an action-packed rematch. The percentages are towards George. He must defy the percentages but once more,” mentioned DiBella.
The battle can be proven reside on ESPN, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes in the US. The present can be promoted by Prime Rank, Devin Haney Promotions, DiBella Leisure, Ferocious Promotions, Duco Occasions and TEG Sport.