News Tech: MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Undisputed lightweight world champion Devin Haney has agreed to a rematch with Australian George Kambosos in Melbourne on Oct. 16.
With that victory, Haney improved his undefeated record to 28-0 with 15 knockouts.
The 23-year-old American retained his WBC lightweight title and added three more from the weight class after his unanimous points decision over Kambosos in front of more than 41,000 spectators at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium in June.
He said he was happy to defend his belts and wanted to show how much he’s improved.
Alternatively, he added, he’s in a good position because “I’m one victory away from being on the top again and having all the belts.”
Kambosos’ promoter Lou DiBella said the Australian fighter would bring “a lot more fire” in the rematch. ___
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