The next rival of the regular lightweight world champion of the CMB, Devin Haneyit would be the Venezuelan Jorge Linares, with whom the possibility of a fight is negotiated, as reported Mike Coppinger.
“Sources: Devin Haney Y Jorge Linares are in talks for a potential lightweight fight on April 17 for DAZN. It would be a tremendous fight on the ring, and an important step for one of the emerging stars of boxing. ” tweeted Coppinger.
Sources: Devin Haney and Jorge Linares are in talks for a potential lightweight fight on April 17 on DAZN. Would be a tremendous fight in the ring and a big step up for one of the sport’s rising stars
– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) February 16, 2021
Devin Haney’s reaction to the news
Devin Haney He responded to the news with a hint of mystery. He retweeted the post of Mike coppinger and quoted a tweet from Michael Benson that took up the information from Coppinger.
When quoting the tweet from Benson, Haney he simply put the emoticon of eyes that watch from a distance how the news moves. With that reaction, Haney He doesn’t seem to validate or disprove the news, he just seems pleased that the news is generating traction.
– Devin Haney (@Realdevinhaney) February 16, 2021
Linares as a test for the light youngsters
In February 2020, both Oscar de la hoya What Ryan Garcia they spoke with confidence that Jorge Linares would be the next rival of Ryan.
The Venezuelan was coming off a resounding defeat by knockout against Paulo Cesar Cano and a unanimous decision victory over Al Toyogon. It seemed like a good name in apparent decadence to test Ryan.
On February 14, he even fought on the same card as Ryan Garcia in a strategy to heat up the fight. Nevertheless, Linares it looked overwhelming, and knocked out Carlos Morales placeholder image in the fourth round. From the pot stepped into the ring at the end of the fight Linares with the aim of heating up the fight, but the same enthusiasm as before was no longer noticed. Something saw in Linares That made him regret facing his young prospect.
The possibility of was cooling little by little until it was in the freezer.
Now, Jorge Linares sounds again to test another young prospect in the lightweight, Devin Haney.