WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney (25-0, 15 KOs) will receive $3 million for a fight with the former world champion in three weight divisions Jorge Linares (47-5, 29 KOs). The fight is scheduled for May 15th at the Matchroom Boxing event in the USA.
Journalist Mike Coppinger announced that WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney (25-0, 15 KOs) will fight former three-weight world champion Jorge Linares (47-5 , 29 KOs). Earlier it was planned that the fight could take place two weeks earlier.
Two years ago Jorge Linares (47-5, 29 KOs) met Vasyl Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KOs) in the ring. Linares lost in the tenth round, but before that he was able to send the Ukrainian to the floor. Today Jorge is convinced that we are witnessing the beginning of the end of the great champion's career.
On August 28 at the boxing event without spectators in Indio, California, former world champion in three weight categories Jorge Linares (47-5, 29 KOs) will fight Javier Fortuna (35-2-1, 24 KOs). The WBC Diamond lightweight belt is at stake.
July 4 is due to be the first night of boxing from Golden Boy Promotions after the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic. The event will be organized without the participation of the audience and will be broadcast on the DAZN platform.