27
Oct
2020

Josh Taylor vs Khongsong weights for super-lightweight title clash

RINGSIDE 25/09/2020

Frank Warren

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING returns to BT Sport tomorrow night when Josh Taylor defends his unified IBF/WBA super lightweight belts against mandatory challenger, the unbeaten Apinun Khongsong from Thailand.

Also in headline position is the return of former WBC world flyweight champion Charlie Edwards to the ring, where he will step up to bantamweight to take on Kyle Williams.

Earlier today, the four fighters took part in the official weigh-in ahead of tomorrows show.

Weights below:

Josh Taylor 9st 13lb 8oz
Apinun Khongsong 9st 13lb 8oz

Charlie Edwards 8st 5lb 8oz
Kyle Williams 8st 5lb 12oz

Davey Oliver Joyce 8st 9lb 4oz
Ionut Baluta 8st 9lb 4oz

George Davey 11st 0lb 8oz
Jeff Thomas 11st 1lb 8oz

Eithan James 10st 1lb 4oz
Kris Pilkington 10st 1lb 4oz

Live coverage on BT Sport 1 begins at 7.30pm


 

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