Josh Taylor & Ivan Baranchyk make weight in Glasgow
IT’S ON! Taylor-Baranchyk & Inoue-Rodriguez all make weight in Glasgow
Josh Taylor & Ivan Baranchyk and Naoya Inoue & Emmanuel Rodriguez are ready for their hotly anticipated WBSS Semi-Finals and World Title bouts tomorrow at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.
WBSS Super-Lightweight Semi-Final & IBF World Championship:
WBC Silver Champion, Josh Taylor, Scotland (14-0, 12 KOs) originally weighed in at 63.6kg, 140.2 lbs 0.1 above the limit, but came back to weigh in at 63.5kg 139.9 lbs within an hour.
“I feel great,” said Taylor. “I can’t wait to get my hands on him and get the title to Scotland.”
IBF World Champion, Ivan Baranchyk, Belarus (19-0, 12 KOs): 63,3kg 139.5 lbs
“I feel great,” said Baranchyk. “I am ready, I am excited. I will win that’s one hundred percent!“
WBSS Bantamweight Semi-Final & IBF World Championship:
WBA Regular World Champion, Naoya Inoue, Japan (17-0, 15 KOs): 53,4kg 117.7 lbs
“He looks like he is in great shape,” said Inoue. “He is a good fighter and we expect a tough fight.”
IBF World Champion, Emmanuel Rodriguez, Puerto Rico (19-0, 12 KOs): 53,4 kg 117.7 lbs
“We are prepared,” said Rodriguez. “Tomorrow I will still be champion of the world!”
All the action will be live on DAZN in the U.S. and Sky Sports in the U.K.
WBSS Season 2 Semi-Finals:
27 April – Cajundome, Lafayette, LA, USA
- Regis Prograis vs Kiryl Relikh – Prograis W TKO6
- Nonito Donaire vs Stephon Young – Donaire W KO6
18 May – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland
- Josh Taylor vs Ivan Baranchyk
- Naoya Inoue vs Emmanuel Rodriguez
15 June – Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia
- Mairis Briedis vs Krzysztof Glowacki
- Yunier Dorticos vs Andrew Tabiti