Undisputed Lightweight champion Devin Haney says he will be fighting in October but isn’t certain that it will be against George Kambosos Jr.
Haney travelled to Australia earlier last month to take all four titles from the home favourite after one of the most dominant performances of his career.
A rematch clause was put in place during the negotiations for Kambosos to get another shot Down Under should he get beat. He lost and lost big with some observers declaring it a complete 12-round shutout for Haney despite the 8-4 score on two of the judges scorecards at the Marvel Stadium.
On paper a return fight makes no sense given the one-sided nature of it.
The 23-year-old from Las Vegas is now back in the gym after some time off and told FightHype that his October opponent might not be Kambosos.
“We don’t know. We’re weighing our options. Possibly, possibly not. We just gotta see what makes the most sense for me and my team. October, I will be fighting but we don’t know who yet.”
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“They can come over here and get it. If we do go over there it’s gotta make sense for us to go back. You know what that means by make sense.”
“I took the short end of the stick; I took less money for me and my team to go over there against all odds and we came out victorious like he did against Teo. At the end of the day, he got paid well, he did good so if you want us to come back you gotta do the right thing to get me and my team there again.”
Haney has talked of a possible fight in the future against former Lightweight number one Vasiliy Lomachenko. The Ukrainian is also hoping to return in October after some time away from the sport. As for Haney he remains keen on making the biggest fights possible.
“I’ve been saying that for a while now. If it makes sense, the biggest fights, then let’s do it. And we can make it make sense. It’s nothing that we can’t figure out, come to an agreement and make these fights happen like I did while out in Australia.”