Taylor vs Baranchyk : The World Boxing Super Series is back today in Glasgow, as Josh Taylor meets Ivan Baranchyk and Naoya Inoue takes on Emmanuel Rodriguez in two meetings of four unbeaten fighters, with world titles on the line at 140 and 118, as well as slots in the tournament finals later this year.
Taylor vs Baranchyk
World Boxing Council Silver Super Lightweight Title / 12RDS
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
2:00PM ET DAZN
The show goes live at 2:00 pm ET on DAZN in the US, and 9:00 pm ET on Sky Sports Action in the UK. The UK airing would be 4:00 pm ET, which is probably when we’ll get the two fights everyone cares about, and for which Wil Esco will be here for live round-by-round updates.
Here’s the full lineup including the undercard. Other than the top two fights, no idea what will make air in either the US or UK, so we’ll just the whole damn thing.
A failure with the scales, as weights were read out in kilograms, caused chaos in Glasgow, but eventually ‘The Tartan Tornado’ successfully weighed in for the World Boxing Super Series semi-final at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, live on Sky Sports, while ‘The Beast’ Baranchyk checked in at 139.6 lbs
Josh Taylor will challenge Ivan Baranchyk for his super-lightweight title in Glasgow on Saturday night.
The Scot has build an impressive resume over his 14-fight professional career and is confident he is ready to take this next step.
Two World Boxing Super Series semifinals will take place in Scotland on Saturday, and both are competitive fights you won’t want to miss. Josh Taylor vs. Ivan Baranchyk features two undefeated 140-pound junior welterweights. While Taylor is a potential star in the making, Baranchyk is the titlist looking to take out Taylor in front of Taylor’s countrymen. Meanwhile, Nayao Inoue vs. Emmanuel Rodriguez bout features the scariest fighter at the 118-pound bantamweight division (Inoue) going against an unbeaten opponent in Rodriguez who also holds a world title.
Both matchups could be fight of the year candidates, and both winners will move on to the finals of the WBSS tournament in their respective weight classes.