Donegal boxer gets date for American middleweight title fight

Jason Quigley will be in action at the end of May

Donegal boxer gets date for American middleweight title fight

Donegal boxing sensation Jason Quigley will take on Shane Mosley Junior for the North American Boxing Organization middleweight title on May 29, it has been confirmed.

Irish middleweight Quigley (18-1, 14KOs) will face Mosley (17-3, 10KOs) at the Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas.

The bout will be on the undercard of Devin Haney’s WBC World lightweight title defence against Jorge Linares.

The event will be streamed live exclusively on DAZN.

“I’m excited that this fight is happening,” Quigley said.

“It’s been in the works for a while now. I’m delighted to be getting back into the ring and I’m ready to rumble.”

Quigley, now listed at number 14 on the WBC world rankings, is eager to shine with a title on the line.

He said: “This fight is a massive step for me. There is a lot of meaning to this one. 

“I know what I am capable of doing in this division and I want to show that to the world live on DAZN. 

“It’s on a great platform, on a great occasion in the capital of professional boxing - there’s no better place to perform.”

Golden Boy Promotions middleweight contender Quigley has had two stoppage wins since linking up with former world middleweight champion Andy Lee.

The Sheer Sports managed fighter  previously won the NABF middleweight belt against Glen Tapia in March 2017, defending the title in 2018 against Freddy Hernandez.

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