Devin Haney Announces Exciting News About His Upcoming Fight Against Jorge Linares

Published 05/24/2021, 8:00 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 13: Devin Haney(red and white trunks) celebrates with his coach after beating Zaur Abdullaev(Red and black trunks) by doctor stoppage for The WBC Interim Lightweight Championship at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Anthony Geathers/Getty Images)


WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney is one of the biggest attractions in the exciting lightweight division. The undefeated champion, who is only 22, has already become a global superstar thanks to his achievements in the ring.

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This weekend, ‘The Dream’ will make his much-awaited comeback to the sport against former world champion Jorge Linares. This will be Haney’s hardest fight yet. And ahead of the big event, the American has given fans some fantastic news.

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 27: Devin Haney trains during the Devin Haney Media Workout at Rathbone Boxing Club on September 27, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)

The 25-0 boxer took to his Instagram account and posted a picture that revealed additional seats would be available to fans who wanted to attend the fight on May 29.

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‘The Dream’ will return to his hometown for the Linares bout, which will take place at Mandalay Bay’s Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas. Previous reports suggested 12,000 fans could attend the event; however, since Las Vegas has removed its restrictions, the Haney and Linares event can now expect more fans.

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Thus, this will only add to the excitement of the fight since Haney embraces the presence of a crowd, while as a former champion, Linares will enjoy the limelight.

How can you buy the tickets to the Devin Haney vs. Jorge Linares bout?

With his post, Devin Haney confirmed fans who missed out on getting their tickets have another chance to book their presence for the fight. While he did not reveal how many more tickets they released, he confirmed how fans could get their hands on a ticket.

Supporters looking to attend the event can head over to the official ticketing website and book their tickets. Given the excitement surrounding this event, it is unlikely that the extra tickets will be available for much longer.

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Therefore, supports will have to rush if they want to be a part of Haney’s sternest test yet. Furthermore, fans can use the code ‘HANEY’ for a discount on their purchase.

What do you make of this news regarding the return of Devin Haney? Do you think more fans will add to the excitement of the event?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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