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[LIVE/FREE] Haney vs Linares Live Stream Online: Watch Free Full Match
May 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
World Boxing Council World Light Title Champion Devin Haney steps into the ring to fight Jorge Linares at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday, May 29 (5/29/2021).Haney vs. Linares will be broadcast exclusively on DAZN, an over-the-top live sports streaming service with a focus on boxing.
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Haney (25-0) comes into the fight, having never lost a fight in his career. He will be defending his WBC title in one of the biggest fights in his career. Haney knows that a win would secure his place as the best lightweight fighter in the world.
Linares (47-5) enters the ring for the first time since February of last year when he beat Carlos Morales. This is Linares’ first title fight since he lost to Pablo Cesar Cano in 2019. Since then, he has won two straight fights and will be desperate to make it three with a win over Haney
The fight card starts at 6 p.m. ET on DAZN, with the headlining fight expected at 11:00 p.m. ET, but plan to tune in earlier just in case the preceding fights go quick.
Devin Haney faces his biggest challenge to date when he puts his WBC lightweight title on the line against Jorge Linares at the Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night.
The 22-year-old Haney sports an undefeated record, but has never faced a seasoned vet as accomplished as three-division world champion Linares, who once ruled as lightweight titleholder from December 2014 – May 2018.
Haney is coming off a unanimous decision title defense against Yuriorkis Gamboa in November, while Linares produced a fourth-round KO of Carlos Morales in February 2020.
Those who have asked for WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney to step up his level of competition will get their wish on Saturday when he faces veteran three-division champion Jorge Linares. The fight takes place at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas (8 p.m. ET, DAZN).
Haney is one of the crop of fresh young stars in the lightweight division, though he has been battling being labeled an “email champ” by others in the sport, including Teofimo Lopez, the man who holds every other major title in the division. This stems from Haney’s never having truly “won” the title, instead being elevated from interim champion to “world” champion when then-titleholder Vasiliy Lomachenko was elevated to the sanctioning body’s “franchise champion.” That the interim title didn’t even need to exist at the time as Lomachenko was an active champion only further muddied the WBC waters.
Even taking all that into consideration, Haney is clearly a player at the top end of the division and could be a real force in the sport in the coming years.