BOXXER have seemingly revealed a date and venue for the inevitable tremendous light-weight rematch between Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall.
The pair have been concerned in one of the excessive profile and contentious selections of latest occasions once they fought in February of 2022.
Though a giant majority of followers, fighters and pundits felt that underdog Catterall put in a efficiency worthy of successful Taylor’s undisputed titles, the champion retained his belts through break up choice.
There was uproar within the aftermath, with promoter Ben Shalom saying he was ’embarrassed’ and decide Ian John-Lewis downgraded by the British Boxing Board of Management.
Taylor has paused a transfer as much as welterweight to combine it with the champions at 147lb to grant Catterall his rematch – though silencing his doubters is the principle motivation.
In pursuing the second combat, he needed to vacate titles leaving simply the WBO belt on the road for Catterall to have one other crack at.
The rematch has been long-rumoured for March, and an announcement from BOXXER promoting a present on March 4 dubbed ‘Unhealthy Blood’ at Glasgow’s OVO Hydro is nearly definitely the date.
🏴 𝙒𝙀. 𝘼𝙍𝙀. 𝘽𝘼𝘾𝙆. 😤
🩸#BadBlood | 4 March | OVO Hydro, Glasgow
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— BOXXER (@boxxer) January 13, 2023
While the fighters aren’t talked about, the promotion could be a reasonably merciless trick on the a part of BOXXER if its Scotland present concerned something however the Taylor-Catterall rematch. Furthering the hypothesis is the inclusion of High Rank, who promote the Scottish champion. The Hydro additionally performed host to the primary contest.
Ought to it certainly be the rematch, the cardboard is predicted – however not confirmed – to be the second pay-per-view providing from Sky Sports activities Field Workplace following January’s Chris Eubank Jr versus Liam Smith.
Curiously, March 4 is a rumoured date for the undisputed conflict between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk.
With tickets on sale on the finish of the month, a press convention formally saying the undercard and principal occasion is predicted quickly.