Jason Quigley will headline on the iconic Madison Sq. Backyard in New York in June.
The WBO world title challenger will face Edgar Berlanga (20-0, 16KOs) on June 24 to prime the invoice of a Matchroom Boxing present on the well-known Manhattan venue – stay on DAZN.
The Twin Cities boxer comes off the again of a snug comeback win over Gabor Gorbics (predominant pic Inpho/Evan Treacy) on the Nationwide Stadium in Dublin final weekend and is about to battle in New York for the primary time as a professional.
“This battle is huge for me,” Quigley stated. “I must get in there now, put in an ideal efficiency and are available away victorious. That’ll put me proper in line for a world title shot and put me proper in line for the largest names within the super-middleweight division.
“Madison Sq. Backyard is without doubt one of the most iconic skilled boxing venues on the planet. The most effective of the very best, the cream of the crop have fought there. It’s thrilling and an ideal honour to battle there, however on the finish of the day it’s simply one other venue and there’s enterprise to maintain.”
Quigley, who’s educated by former world champion Andy Lee, has stepped as much as super-middleweight and sees this bout as an opportunity to catapult himself again into the world combine.
“I really feel good and I really feel sturdy at super-middleweight,” he stated.
“I’m very excited for the alternatives that this battle might convey me. I’m grateful to Matchroom Boxing and DAZN for giving me this chance. It’s thrilling instances and the right battle on the right stage after a strong ten rounds in Dublin.”
Quigley can anticipate to be backed by a large Irish viewers within the Massive Apple – and believes he can provide them an evening to recollect.
“Everyone knows how passionate the Irish are in New York and I do know they’ll come out in huge numbers to assist me once more,” he explains.
“It’s nice to be again within the combine on the largest stage of boxing. The cream rises to those events and it’s time for me to do this.
“It couldn’t come at a greater time. I had a incredible coaching camp forward of my final battle and received , strong ten rounds beneath my belt. I felt managed and comfy engaged on every little thing that we’ve been doing within the health club. It’s all about getting in there and doing it once more.”
Jason Quigley to headline iconic Madison Sq. Backyard was final modified: April ninth, 2023 by