Josh Taylor’s world-title battle towards Jack Catterall has been rescheduled after Scotland’s undisputed super-lightweight champion suffered a knee harm.
Taylor was resulting from defend his WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO belts towards Catterall on December 18, however the battle has been pushed again till February 26.
Taylor stated: “I am gutted I will not be capable of defend my title on December 18 as initially deliberate, however I needed to ensure I used to be 100% wholesome to present my unbelievable followers the present they deserve.
“This homecoming has been a very long time within the making, and will probably be well worth the wait. I’ll see everybody on February 26.”
Catterall stated: “All the things occurs for a motive! I’m gutted not only for me however for everybody who had deliberate to go.
“I’ll stay skilled and proceed working for the brand new date. 2022, I can be world champion.
“Obstacles like this are nothing new for me. I’ll flip the frustration into Positive vitality.”
Prime Rank’s Bob Arum, who promotes Taylor, stated: “It is going to take a pair months longer than anticipated, however relaxation assured, Josh Taylor’s homecoming will occur February 26, and will probably be one of many greatest boxing occasions ever on Scottish soil.”
Sky Sports activities Boxing schedule
October 24 – Prime Rank in Atlanta
Jamel Herring vs Shakur Stevenson – WBO super-featherweight title
October 31 – Prime Rank in New York
Jose Zepeda vs Josue Vargas
November 6 – Prime Rank in Las Vegas
Mikaela Mayer vs Maiva Hamadouche – IBF and WBO super-featherweight titles
November 6 – BOXXER in Liverpool
November 20 – BOXXER in London
Richard Riakporhe vs Olanrewaju Durodola
Caroline Dubois skilled debut
November 20 – Prime Rank in Las Vegas
Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter – WBO welterweight title
December 11 – BOXXER
Claressa Shields vs Ema Kozin
December 11 – Prime Rank in Las Vegas
Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Richard Commey
December 17 – Prime Rank in Montreal
Artur Beterbiev vs Marcus Browne – IBF and WBC light-heavyweight titles
February 26 – Prime Rank in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-lightweight title