Regis Prograis will have his WBC light welterweight title on the line against the favored, heavily-backed Devin Haney in their bout. Prograis (29-1, 24 KOs) hits hard and wants to knock Haney (30-0, 15 KOs) off his high horse, dropping him down a peg. The start time is at 8:00 p.m. ET on DAZN.
The live boxing results for tonight’s card on DAZN will be shown below.
The challenger Haney will likely box, move, use his jab, and tie up the hard-hitting Prograis whenever he gets near enough to land his shots.
For Regis to win, he must cover ground quickly, tread through no man’s land, and rush through Haney’s machine gun-like fire to get close enough to unload his heavy artillery to take him out.
Tonight’s main card on DAZN PPV at 8 pm ET
Devin Haney vs. Regis Prograis
Liam Paro vs. Montana Love
Andy Cruz vs. Joavanni Straffon
Ebanie Bridges vs. Miyo Yoshida
Preliminary card on DAZN & YouTube at 5:45 pm ET
Amari Jones vs. Quilisto Madera
Beatriz Ferreira vs. Destiny Jones
Shamar Canal vs. Jose Antonio Meza
Haney vs. Prograis prediction
Devin will avoid getting caught in a slugfest tonight and will box smartly from the outside to win a twelve round unanimous decision against the 34-year-old Prograis.
It won’t be the most entertaining fight to watch due to Haney’s focus on boxing from a distance, but we’ll see a new, more popular fighter that is crowned tonight.
Calculated Iceman: Haney
“[Haney is like], ‘I’m going to stick behind my jab, and I’m going to win the fight.’ It’s a projection of his style and what he’s going to bring,” said Chris Algieri to ProBox TV about Devin Haney.
“If you look at Prograis, it’s the same thing. He’s going to bring fire; he’s going to bring animosity and fury. That’s why this fight is going to be so fun to watch. These guys are diametrically opposed to their personalities and styles. We’re going to see who is going to be able to impose that psychological will, and that’s why we tune in.”
Tonight, we will likely see the same thing that we witnessed Haney do in his two fights with former unified lightweight champion George Kambosos Jr. in 2022.
It’s tedious but effective. Despite his popularity, Haney’s style is dull to watch and a throwback to Floyd Mayweather Jr’s approach to fighting. He rarely entertained inside the ring, yet fans still wanted to see him fight.
“Rougarou gets himself at his best when he’s a little bit angry when he feels like he’s being doubted when you get that chip on your shoulder and all these things leading into this fight,” said Paulie Malignaggi about Prograis, who the fans, media, and oddsmakers are predicting will lose to Haney.
“I also think that Haney and his boxing style are best when he’s emotionless, when he has ice in his veins, and he doesn’t really get suckered into any of this other stuff,” said Malignaggi about Haney. “His best boxing skills are displayed when he’s just cold & calculated when he isn’t overtrying in one direction or the other.
“So, you can see what makes these guys tick with what’s seething out of their pores in the press conference. So, it’s coming to a collision course on Saturday night,” said Malignaggi.
“When you have the best jab in the business, you start with the jab, and you end with the jab. Listen, this is classic boxing. Right now, this is the Devin Haney era, and he’s the classic boxer,” said Bill Haney to Secondsout on tonight’s fight with Regis Prograis, the WBC 140-lb champion on DAZN PPV.
“Can Regis Prograis punch? Is he a puncher? Well, let’s see. Devin is not a novice fighter. He’s a seasoned fighter. I expect him to show his experience and his intelligence.
“When you have the array of tools that he has, starting with the best jab in the business, I’m comfortable telling you, we’re going to start with that, and let’s see what you do from there,” said Bill about his son, Devin.