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Regis Prograis, Jose Zepeda To Fight For Vacant WBC Super Lightweight Championship

Regis Prograis will return to the ring for the first time since March. The 33-year-old super lightweight contender will step in to fight Jose Zepeda this fall for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight Championship. Jose Ramirez was originally set to fight Zepeda in October, but the potential fight was going to conflict with his wedding. Ramirez stepped back and opened the door for Prograis to fight in the fall. Now, the two sides will have until August 30 to agree to a title fight.
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Jose Zepeda Enters Multi-Fight Managerial Agreement With Rick Mirigian

Jose ‘Chon’ Zepeda is making power moves ahead of the biggest fight of his career. has confirmed that the veteran junior welterweight contender has entered a multi-fight managerial deal with longtime influential industry figure Rick Mirigian. The deal comes as Zepeda awaits word on his mandatory title shot versus lineal/WBC/IBF/WBO champ Josh Taylor (19-0, 13KOs), which saw its original purse bid date for Tuesday pushed back to June 10.
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Josh Taylor vs. Jose Zepeda Being Worked Out, Says Top Rank Prez

Josh Taylor has been hit with several mandatory defense orders in the last few months. A few days ago, the World Boxing Association stripped him of their world title for his failure in taking part with a mandatory defense against Alberto Puello. Taylor claims that he vacated the belt due to pressure from the sanctioning body.

Josh Taylor's promotional team confirm they are working on world title defence against Jose Zepeda

Josh Taylor's promotional team have confirmed they are hoping to finalise a world title defence against Jose Zepeda for the Scotsman's next fight. Taylor had to relinquish his WBA super-lightweight title at the weekend due to the mandatory requirements of the governing body, but the Scottish star is now set to defend his WBC, WBO and IBF belts against Zepeda, the WBC mandatory challenger.
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Jose Zepeda Gets Quick KO Win, Wants Josh Taylor or Jose Ramirez Next

Francisco 'Verdugo' Pérez withstood the first round simply because there wasn't much activity by either boxer, but as soon as the second round began - top junior welterweight contender Jose 'Chon' Zepeda took over the entire contest when he let his hands go. Perez suffered three knockdowns before their...
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Jose Zepeda weighs in on the impending Ramirez-Pedraza clash

Two-weight world title challenger Jose Zepeda will have one eye on former opponents Jose Ramirez and Jose Pedraza on Saturday. Zepeda, who is rated No. 3 by The Ring at 140-pounds by The Ring, lost a razor thin majority decision in a WBC title fight against Jose Ramirez in February 2019. He rebounded to outbox former two-weight titleholder Jose Pedraza (UD 10) in September 2019.
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WBC names Jose Zepeda mandatory challenger to Josh Taylor

Undisputed junior welterweight champion Josh Taylor is currently slated for a WBO title defense against Jack Catterall on February 26, but his list of obligations is growing as WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has confirmed that Zepeda is now the organization’s mandatory challenger to their green belt. “Zepeda is the mandatory...
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WBC Prez: Jose Zepeda is in Line For Mandatory Crack at Josh Taylor

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman has confirmed that Jose Zepeda is indeed their mandatory challenger to junior welterweight world champion Josh Taylor of Scotland. Taylor will first stake his WBO, WBC, WBA, IBF titles against Jack Catterall on February 26. Catterall is the mandatory challenger under the World Boxing...