The British promoter Eddie hearn say what Gary Russell Jr. and Yuriorkis Gamboa are the main contenders for the return of the world lightweight champion of the World Boxing Council, Devin Haney in November via DAZN.
Haney (24-0 15 KO’s) contemplates his return to the ring to defend his crown for the second time, after seeing his plans interrupted, something that seems to excite Hearn.
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As a result of that interruption, he was forced to stop for surgery after injuring his shoulder in his first defense, before Alfredo Santiago in Los Angeles in November 2019.
But the young promise has fully recovered and the tentative date of November 7 is on the radar, at least that is what the promoter indicates Hearn so that your client can shine.
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Whether it is Russell Jr or from Gamboa, either of the two are the options they have in mind for them to face in Las Vegas.
“Devin has been doing a great job of keeping his profile active during the break, but now it’s almost time to get busy in the ring,” he stated. Hearn. “November 7 is the date we have agreed for her return and the two main objectives with Gary Russell Jr and Yuriorkis Gamboa“.
“Both are great candidates for Devin while approaching a key stage in his career to become a great star, “adds the Briton.
“Devin is ready to defend his WBC titles against whoever challenges him and I can’t wait to see him back in the ring in November,” he said. Hearn, Promoter Matchroom Boxing’s head over Haney.