Josh Taylor halts Ohara Davies in bad-blood battle, retains Commonwealth 140 pound title

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In a genuine bad blood match-up that had been preceded by plenty of trash-talk and a near brawl at the weigh-in, unbeaten 140 pounders Josh Taylor and Ohara Davies engaged in a battle that lived up to the hype last night.

Taylor, 9-0 going in, proved too tough, too clever and too good for Davies, 15-0 going in. The fight in Glasgow, Taylor’s home town, was eventful though. Southpaw Taylor, seen by many as a definite world champion of the future, decked the cocky, arrogant Davies in the 3rd, and it looked for a time as though the fight would end quickly.

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Star in the making Ohara Davies says Mayweather is keeping his fighters away from him; “He knows I’ll beat anyone he’s got”

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Unbeaten, talented and hugely confident star of the future (most likely, as in reality there is no such thing as a “sure-thing”) Ohara Davies believes Floyd Mayweather Junior is avoiding him; at least the boss man of The Money Team is keeping his fighters away from him.

The brash 25 year-old super-lightweight – last seen crushing a shop-worn Derry Matthews into retirement on the Tony Bellew-David Haye card – got into a social media beef with superstar Mayweather recently, and Davies has again called on Floyd to let him face one of his fighters – Ashley Theophane in particular. Speaking with Sky Sports, Davies, 15-0(12) said no way does Mayweather risk one of his fighters against his talents.

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Mathews: Everyone Wants Me To Smash Davies

Derry Mathews says the whole of British boxing want him to shut Ohara Davies up when they clash in a grudge match at The O2 in London on March 4, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Liverpool favourite Mathews challenges Davies for the Hackney man’s WBC Silver Super-Lightweight title on the undercard of David Haye and Tony Bellew Heavyweight showdown – with the Merseyside-London rivalries on a par for spite as ‘Dirty’ Derry and ‘Two Tanks’ continue to trade barbs on social media in a hostile build-up.

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Davies Faces Mathews On Haye Vs. Bellew Undercard

Ohara Davies will defend his WBC Silver Super-Lightweight title against ‘Dirty’ Derry Mathews on the undercard of the David Haye vs. Tony Bellew’s Heavyweight blockbuster on March 4 at The O2 in London, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Undefeated Davies won a unanimous decision over Andrea Scarpa at Wembley Arena in November and had called out Mathews on Twitter after the Liverpool fighter’s Commonwealth Lightweight title defeat to Luke Campbell a month earlier.

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Ohara Davies – Willie Limond in Glasgow on Friday October 7

Ohara Davies will face Willie Limond on the undercard of Ricky Burns’ WBA World Super-Lightweight title defence against Kiryl Relikh at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Friday October 7, live on Sky Sports.

Unbeaten Hackney talent Davies landed the English belt in April with a KO win over Andy Keates at The O2 in London and the 24 year old known as ‘Two Tanks’ made it 10 KOs from a dozen pro outings in June.

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