Official: Devin Haney to meet with Jorge Linares on May 29


Promoter Matchroom Boxing has officially announced the Boxing Night to be held on May 29th at the Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

In the main fight, the WBC lightweight champion (up to 61.2 kg), 22-year-old American Devin Haney (25-0-0, 15 KO), will hold his third title defense against the former champion in three weight categories, 35-year-old Venezuelan Jorge Linares (47-5-0, 29 KO).

Haney outboxed Cuban veteran Yuriorkis Gamboa in November (30-4-0, 18 KO). Linares last February knocked out unknown American Carlos Morales in the 4th round (19-5-4, 8 KO).

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