Josh Taylor v Viktor Postol: Final press conference round-up
World-class Super Lightweights Josh Taylor (12-0-0) and Viktor Postol (29-1-0) had their final say before gathered media ahead of their Final WBC World title eliminator on Saturday evening at the SSE Hydro, live on Channel 5.
Both men were in confident mood ahead of the blockbuster bout, which will propel the winner towards world title contention.
Josh Taylor: “It’s definitely the biggest step up of my career so far. I’m one hundred percent confident in my ability, and I’m ready to go on Saturday. I can’t wait to go in there and prove a point, and show that I belong among the best in the world.”
Viktor Postol: “I am looking forward to fight night now. It is great for me to have the chance to get back to the top of the division with a win, and I am determined to become a world champion again. I have fought in many big fights, and even though I know it will be tough, I believe I have what it takes to beat Josh Taylor.”
Barry McGuigan: “We’re thrilled to bits about this fight, and both men are in great shape. We know we’re in for an exciting contest, and I think the public will benefit more than anyone. We’ve got a host of young talent on the undercard too, and it’ll be a great night for Scottish boxing.”
This huge night of championship boxing on Saturday June 23rd also features an action-packed undercard alongside a stellar main event.
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Martin Bakole (10-0-0) defends his IBO Continental title against the towering DL Jones (8-1-1) over ten rounds.
Bantamweight sensation Lee McGregor (3-0-0) challenges for the vacant IBF World Youth Bantamweight title against Tanzania’s up-and-coming Goodluck Mrema (22-2-0).
Undefeated IBO World lightweight champion Chantelle Cameron (6-0-0) will square off against former World title challenger Natalia Vanesa del Valle Aguirre (8-11-3).
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