The highly-anticipated rematch between Jack Catterall and Josh Taylor has been dealt a major blow as the fight has been cancelled due to an ankle injury suffered by Taylor. The news has come as a disappointment to fans who were looking forward to the highly-anticipated rematch.
According to reports, Taylor suffered the injury during training and will not be able to participate in the fight. The injury is severe enough that Taylor will require surgery and a lengthy recovery period, putting the rematch on hold indefinitely.
The cancellation of the fight is a major setback for both fighters, as they had been preparing for the rematch for months. Catterall had been determined to avenge his loss in the first fight and had been working on strategies and tactics to ensure that the judges' decision would be a fair reflection of the fight.
Taylor, on the other hand, had been looking to defend his title and solidify his status as one of the best fighters in the division. The injury is a huge blow to his career, and it is unclear when he will be able to return to the ring.
The altercation between the two fighters at the Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Smith fight, only added more drama to the rivalry and has made the fans even more eager for the rematch. It is unclear if the altercation played a role in Taylor's injury or not, but it is clear that the rivalry between the two fighters is far from over.
At this time, there is no information on when the rematch will be rescheduled, but fans can be sure that when these two fighters finally step into the ring again, it will be an explosive and highly-anticipated event. The rivalry between Catterall and Taylor has been one of the most exciting in recent memory, and fans can expect more drama in the future.
The fight world is a sport of uncertainty and injuries are a part of it, but it is clear that the rivalry between Catterall and Taylor is far from over and the fans are eagerly waiting for their next move.