Josh Taylor beats Regis Prograis in thriller
Josh Taylor now holds the WBA and IBF super-lightweight world titles after defeating the ever-popular Regis Prograis via majority decision at the 02 Arena in London, England.
The bout was back and forth as both fighters showed their strengths and weaknesses in this bout. In the end, it seems that the crowd reaction to Taylor’s punches might have swayed a close fight in his favor. The judges saw the bout 114-114, 115-113, 117-112.
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