Devin Haney successfully claims Regis Prograis’ belt with a unanimous decision win

Devin Haney secured a spectacular win and is now the king at 140.

by Aryan Lakhani
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Devin Haney successfully claims Regis Prograis’ belt with a unanimous decision win
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"Devin Haney showcased great skill and will against Regis Prograis to snatch his belt away from him. After 12 rounds of entertaining action, the judges declared Devin Haney the winner via unanimous decision. Haney was successful in securing a knockdown in the 3rd round, Regis Prograis was dropped to the canvas, and the entire arena was invigorated with energy.

This loss is recorded as Regis Prograis’ second career defeat, and it will be interesting to see how he bounces back. Ryan Garcia wanted to fight the winner of this fight. Perhaps 2024 will be the year where all fans will get to see the much-awaited clash between Devin Haney and Ryan Garcia.

Regis Prograis on facing a loss

During the post-fight interview, Regis Prograis said the following after facing a tough loss and losing his belt: “I did everything I said I was going to do,” Prograis said, as quoted by boxingjunkie.usatoday.com.

“I went in there and I handicapped him. We knew he was going to come in with a great left hand. My dad came up with a tremendous game plan, as well as my team. I did what I said I was going to do. That is good, better than I thought.

I’m not going to lie”.

Devin Haney on winning the match

"Man, it made a tremendous difference [weight], You saw the difference in my performances in the Lomachenko fight and this fight. Tremendous difference. I felt so strong.

In this camp I was able to recover, relax more, take some days off. I feel great. 140 got a new king”.

Eddie Hearn on who should fight Devin Haney next

“We’ve got a guy on the same platform on DAZN. His name is Ryan Garcia, for me that’s a huge fight, Ryan Garcia against Devin Haney.

Gervonta Davis against Devin Haney. Huge fight. Teofimo Lopez against Devin Haney. This is a guy I think will probably beat them all, and he’s going to be around for a long time”.

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