Devin Haney is World Boxing Champion in 2 Divisions after beating Regis Prograis/Matchroom Boxing
Devin Haney became a two-division world boxing champion after knocking out Regis Prograis to win the WBC super lightweight belt. Fighting at the Chase Center in San Francisco, United States, Sunday (10/12/2023) afternoon WIB, Devin Haney beat Regis Prograis in a bloody fight.
Devin Haney, former undisputed lightweight champion, won Regis Prograis’ WBC super lightweight championship belt while extending his undefeated record to (31-0, 15 KOs). All three judges gave it 120-107 for Devin Haney. This defeat for Regis Prograis brought his record to (39-2, 24 KOs).
They choose their respective positions in the first round. Prograis targeted his opponent’s body, while Haney landed the jab and used movement. In the second round, Haney connected with accurate strikes later in the round when Prograis couldn’t land any hard blows.
In the third round, Haney landed a straight right hand that dropped Prograis. It was more of a snap knockdown, but a clean knockdown. Prograis’ eyes looked swollen from the jab. In the fourth round, Haney punched Prograis in the ear.
In the fifth round, Prograis started to really come forward and put pressure on Haney, who peppered him with punches. Haney started to enter his opponent’s body. In the sixth round, a precise right hand stunned Prograis and injured his nose.
Haney completely dominated Prograis in the seventh round with his striking. Prograis didn’t have much to reply to. The same thing happened in the eighth round. In the ninth round, Prograis tried to attack and chase Haney, but he was always hit by accurate attacks.
The action was more one-sided in the tenth round, with Haney controlling things. In the eleventh round, Prograis landed a lot of hard strikes, but was unable to connect his attacks. In the twelfth and final round, Prograis stepped up and looked for a miracle blow. Haney defends and outboxes Prograis.