News ID: 90512
Publish Date : 23 May 2021 - 21:57

LAS VEGAS (Dispatches) - Josh Taylor delivered a titanic performance to become Britain’s first undisputed world champion in the four-belt era by defeating Jose Ramirez by unanimous decision in an enthralling light-welterweight unification bout.
The Scot, 30, knocked down the American in Las Vegas with two devastating left hands on his way to recording a 114-112 score on all judges’ cards.
Taylor, who is undefeated in 18 bouts after inflicting Ramirez’s first loss, is just the fifth man in the sport to hold all four belts in a division.
Victory in the epic contest at the Virgin Hotel in Nevada, less than seven years on from winning gold at Glasgow’s Commonwealth games as an amateur, means Taylor retains his IBF and WBA titles while adding the WBO and WBC belts to his cabinet.

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