Promoter Barry McGuigan isn’t saying whether Josh ‘The Tartan Tornado’ Taylor (13-0, 11 KOs) will enter the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) light welterweight tournament to compete against talents like interim WBC light welterweight champion Regis Prograis or whether they will try and take the Jose Ramirez fight in US.
McGuigan says Taylor, 27, is keeping his options open by not making a decision yet on whether he’ll enter the WBSS tournament or instead choose to try and face WBC light welterweight champion Jose Carlos Ramirez (22-0, 16 KOs).
Barry McGuigan, trainer for Josh Taylor (14-0, 12 KOs), is also not worried about his fighter stepping in the ring with WBC junior welterweight champion Jose Ramirez (22-0, 16 KOs).
Ramirez is scheduled to return to the ring against Danny O’Connor on July 7th at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. He captured the world title back in March with a decision over Amir Imam.
McGuigan is now going to review all of the future options out there for Taylor – including being a part of the upcoming World Boxing Super Series tournament at junior welterweight. But he also admits that there is little interest in doing the fight in West Coast.
Both the options are very tempting for Josh Taylor but the promoters will go with the fight which makes the most sense financially.