The undefeated champion Devin Haney has develop into a world celebrity due to his success within the division. The WBC light-weight champion will now transfer a step additional in the direction of cementing his place on the high of the 135 lbs division when he takes on Jorge Linares.
Haney’s opponent has been a topic of a number of rumors ever since his victory over Yuriorkis Gamboa. ‘The Dream’ needed to combat both Ryan Garcia, Teofimo Lopez, and even made a late cost for Vasyl Lomachenko. However, it’s now official that he’ll defend his belt in opposition to Jorge Linares.
The 25-0 boxer took to his Twitter to make his bout official. He wrote, “IT’S OFFICIAL! May 29th I will show I’m the best in the WORLD!” This tweet confirmed his eagerness to show his value in opposition to a high contender in Linares. Furthermore, the champion revealed the combat banner in his tweet.
In addition, it additionally confirmed the studies which steered May 29 because the date versus May 15. Therefore, the tweet all however confirmed the opposite particulars of that report, which reported that 12000 followers could be in attendance, and it could be in his hometown of Las Vegas.
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What does the Devin Haney vs. Jorge Linares combat do for the light-weight division?
The light-weight division is likely one of the most enjoyable within the sport proper now. There are 4 high contenders and several other others on the verge of competing with them. So how will Haney’s combat in opposition to Linares have an effect on the division?
Since ‘Devin ‘The Dream’ is combating Linares on the finish of May, it means his subsequent combat will probably be in the direction of the tip of the 12 months. The solely different large identify within the division competing at an identical time-line is Teofimo Lopez. He will tackle his obligatory challenger, George Kambosos Jr. on June 5.
Therefore, if each champions can win their respective fights, this units it up completely for a title bout on the finish of the 12 months. Moreover, the 2 fighters have a historical past with one another, and thus, it could be a blockbuster occasion.
Only time will inform if this potential combat will occur. Both Haney and Lopez will face robust challenges and should show their value in the event that they need to get the ‘W’.
What do you make of this information? Do you assume Devin Haney will beat Jorge Linares to arrange a conflict with Teofimo Lopez?
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