Josh Taylor will fight Jose Ramirez to defend his WBA (Super), IBF, and The Ring Magazine’s light-welterweight titles and to claim Ramirez’s WBC and WBO light-welterweight titles on 22 May 2021. Ahead of their title unification bout, let’s look at Josh Taylor’s professional boxing journey to the top.
Taylor’s professional boxing debut was against Archie Weah. He won his debut match via TKO in the second round.
Taylor defeated Dave Ryan via TKO in the fifth round to claim the vacant Commonwealth light-welterweight title.
Taylor successfully defended his Commonwealth light-welterweight title and became the new WBC Silver light-welterweight champion by defeating Ohara Davies via TKO in the seventh round.
Taylor defeated Ivan Baranchyk via unanimous decision and became the new IBF light-welterweight champion.
Taylor successfully defended his IBF light-welterweight title and claimed the WBA (Super) and the vacant Ring Magazine light-welterweight titles by defeating Regis Prograis via a majority decision.