The Devin Haney main attraction of the boxing event held in San Francisco, USA, last night was the American bout for the WBC super lightweight title between Regis Prograis and Devin Haney.
As expected, the boxers took their time assessing one other at the beginning of the fight rather than trying to rush things. They took turns testing one other’s torsos while standing in the middle of the ring, trading blows. However, Haney landed a barrage of blows near the close of the opening round. Devin demonstrated his resolve to win even though his opponent was able to avoid them.
Haney was clearly the more dominant wrestler in the ring the entire time. In fact, Regis Prograis was knocked out in the third round, particularly if he plans on fighting on DAZN Boxing tonight.
After twelve rounds of action, the judges unanimously decided in favour of Devin Haney (120-107, 120-107, 120-107), who came through to successfully defend his title belt. After twelve rounds of action, the judges unanimously decided in favour of Devin Haney (120-107, 120-107, 120-107), who came through to successfully defend his championship belt.
Devin Haney dominates Regis Prograis WBC title
In his division debut, Devin Haney defeated Regis Prograis via unanimous decision to claim the WBC super-welterweight title. Prograis could not get into a rhythm as he kept landing hard right hooks and stiff left hand, to wild applause.
Regis Prograis lost the WBC super-lightweight world title to Devin Haney, who defeated him by unanimous decision in San Francisco after taking down his opponent once.
On Saturday, Haney, the former undisputed lightweight world champion who was making his debut in the 140-pound class, prevailed with unanimous scores of 120-107 from the three judges.
Haney used one of his many devastating combinations to knock Prograis out in the third round, and in the sixth, he wobbled Prograis once more en route to a commanding victory.
Haney (31-0) maintained his perfect record with a methodical but commanding victory over Prograis in front of a packed house at the Golden State Warriors’ home arena, Chase Centre in San Francisco.
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Haney had won the lightweight title and was making his debut as a super welterweight. Haney decided to advance after struggling to maintain weight at lightweight.
Haney is now aiming for a third championship after winning in two divisions. Haney said, I want to see what’s next and talk to my dad. There are a lot of fights at 140, but I want to fight at 147.
Subsequently, the hometown favourite claimed that going up in weight had transformed him into a new fighter. A triumphant Haney told DAZN in the ring at the Chase Centre, home of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, that there had been a huge difference.