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Ringside 17/05/2019

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IT’S ON! Taylor-Baranchyk & Inoue-Rodriguez all make weight in Glasgow.

Josh Taylor & Ivan Baranchyk and Naoya Inoue & Emmanuel Rodriguez are ready for their hotly anticipated WBSS Semi-Finals and World Title bouts tomorrow at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.

Limited tickets remain, on sale from TheSSEHydro.com and all the action will be live on DAZN in the U.S. and Sky Sports in the U.K.

WBSS Super-Lightweight Semi-Final & IBF World Championship:

WBC Silver Champion, Josh Taylor, Scotland (14-0, 12 KOs) originally weighed in at 63.6kg, 0.1 above the limit, but came back to weigh in at 63.5kg within an hour.

“I feel great,” said Taylor. “I can’t wait to get my hands on him and get the title to Scotland.”

IBF World Champion, Ivan Baranchyk, Belarus (19-0, 12 KOs): 63,3kg

“I feel great,” said Baranchyk. “I’m ready, I am excited. I will win that’s one hundred percent!“

WBSS Bantamweight Semi-Final & IBF World Championship:

WBA Regular World Champion, Naoya Inoue, Japan (17-0, 15 KOs): 53,4kg

“He looks like he is in great shape,” said Inoue. “He is a good fighter and we expect a tough fight.”

Inoue
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IBF World Champion, Emmanuel Rodriguez, Puerto Rico (19-0, 12 KOs): 53,4 kg

“We are prepared,” said Rodriguez. “Tomorrow I will still be champion of the world!”

Tickets for the Monster WBSS Semi-Finals night, Ivan Baranchyk vs Josh Taylor and Naoya Inoue vs Emmanuel Rodriguez on 18 May at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland are on sale now from TheSSEHydro.com

All the action will be live on DAZN in the U.S. and Sky Sports in the U.K.


WBSS Season 2 Semi-Finals:

27 April – Cajundome, Lafayette, LA, USA

Regis Prograis vs Kiryl Relikh – Prograis W TKO6
Nonito Donaire vs Stephon Young – Donaire W KO6

18 May – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland

Josh Taylor vs Ivan Baranchyk
Naoya Inoue vs Emmanuel Rodriguez

15 June – Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia

Mairis Briedis vs Krzysztof Glowacki
Yunier Dorticos vs Andrew Tabiti

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