Tartan Twister’ companions with iconic model forward of historic unification showdown towards Jose Ramirez on Could twenty second in Las Vegas
London, UK – 6 April 2021 – Everlast, the model of alternative for generations of world champion skilled athletes, are proud to announce a long-term partnership with Unified World Champion Josh Taylor.
One of many world’s prime pound-for-pound boxers, Taylor joins Everlast’s current secure of inspiring elite athletes together with Joshua Buatsi, Ramla Ali, Conor Benn, Chantelle Cameron and Natasha Jonas. Constructed on a model heritage of individuality, authenticity, dedication and energy, Everlast’s core values are completely embodied in Taylor – a champion in his prime who’s positioned to cement his legacy within the historical past books later this 12 months.
Taylor, the undefeated WBA Tremendous World and IBF World Tremendous-Light-weight Champion, will use Everlast gear and put on the model’s new Greatness sportswear vary, an elevated capsule of recent product improvements and designs for all types of coaching, encouraging the combat in everybody.
The partnership announcement comes forward of Taylor’s personal shot at greatness when he faces America rival Jose Ramirez, the unbeaten WBC and WBO World Champion. The monumental showdown on Could twenty second in Las Vegas is without doubt one of the greatest fights of latest years, with all of the titles on the road.
Talking in regards to the partnership, Taylor mentioned, “Everlast is the largest and greatest model in boxing and I’m actually excited to have them on board and be an enormous a part of group Taylor.”
Chris Zoller, Everlast’s VP of Advertising and Product Improvement, commented, “We’re overwhelmingly excited for Josh to affix the Everlast group. An undefeated World Champion and one of many prime ten pound-for-pound fighters on the earth, Josh is the last word embodiment of greatness. Since 1910 Everlast has been a part of the lives of numerous champions, and now working with Josh we’ll hold that legacy alive for this technology and the following.”
All-action Taylor, 30, from Prestonpans, Edinburgh, competed on the highest stage within the beginner ranks, successful Silver on the 2010 Commonwealth Video games in Delhi; Gold on the 2014 Commonwealth Video games in Glasgow and a Staff GB member on the 2012 Olympics in London. With over 150 beginner fights on his file, the extremely gifted southpaw additionally squared off towards the world’s greatest within the World Collection of Boxing (WSB) event.
Turning skilled in July 2015, Taylor rapidly established himself as considered one of Britain’s most fun abilities by successful the Commonwealth title in simply his seventh combat adopted by the WBC Silver title shortly after. Coming into the World Boxing Tremendous Collection (WBSS) event in 2018, he knocked out the unbeaten Ryan Martin within the quarter-finals after which outpointed Ivan Baranchyk within the semi-finals to win the IBF World title.
In an exciting last, Taylor defeated then WBA World Champion Regis Prograis by majority determination to unify the titles; win the Muhammad Ali trophy and was offered the Ring Journal belt to solidify his place as the perfect in his division and one of many prime ten pound-for-pound fighters on the earth.
With an ideal 17-0 file and 13 knockouts, the ‘Tartan Twister’ now goals to make boxing historical past by defeating Ramirez to change into the primary ever British boxer to win all 4 main titles within the 4 belt period and go on to duplicate his success up at Welterweight.
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