Ohara Davies Vs Miguel Vasquez Finalized For June 28, York Hall
Super lightweight contender Ohara Davies (18-2, 14 KOs) will make his return to the ring against former long-reigning lightweight world champion Miguel Vazquez Live on June 28, from the York Hall in London.
Davies (18-2, 14 KOs) will be hoping to get back on the winning column, after his loss against WBO No. 1 contender Jack Catterall. He welcomes the big challenge that comes with the experience veteran and believes, a win for him will put him back on th world scene.
“It puts me back on the world scene and I feel like that’s where I truly belong. I’m ready to make amends and right all the wrongs from my last fight.
“I know what mistakes I made against Catterall and now I’m going to capitalise. I’ve had a quiet few months since then, but I’ve been training every day, so I’ll be the best me when I get in there.
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The former Super lightweight Champion Vazquez (41-7, 15 KOs) held the IBF title for four years, losing it in 2014 by a controversial split decision to Mickey Bey via a controversial split decision in Las Vegas.
Davies believes he knows his mistakes from the Catterall fight and calling London his “home”, will find it less difficult to prepare for the fight.
“Some people said I should fight a journeyman and ease myself back into things, but I know what I can do” Davis added.
“York Hall is not far from my house. I might even get the bus down there on the night! London is my hometown and I’m comfortable here. I have my friends and family here, and that means a lot to me.”