• Sat, Sep 26, 2020
Josh Taylor vs. Apinun Khongsong

On Saturday, 26 at the BT Sport Studio in London, United Kingdom Josh «The Tartan Tornado» Taylor will meet Apinun «Sakkreerin» Khongsong for IBF, WBA (Super), WBC (Diamond) and The Ring titles in a 12-round super lightweight bout.

Josh Taylor
Josh Taylor
The Tartan Tornado
Apinun Khongsong
Apinun Khongsong
Sakkreerin
Country ScotlandScotland
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
ThailandThailand
Trang, Thailand
Age 29 age 24 age
Pro 5 years 4 years
Height 5′ 10″ (178 cm) 5′ 10″ (178 cm)
Reach 69½″ (177 cm) -
Division super lightweight
(140 lbs / 63,5 kg)
super lightweight
(140 lbs / 63,5 kg)
Stance

southpaw

orthodox
Titles
IBF, WBA (Super), The Ring (super lightweight)
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Record 16 - 0 - 0
(12 KOs)
16 - 0 - 0
(13 KOs)
KOs 75% 81%
Inactive 336 days 435 days
Advant.
Josh Taylor won by knockout (KO) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, September 26 at 2:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the BT Sport Studio in London, United Kingdom.

On which TV channel can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Josh Taylor versus Apinun Khongsong?

  • ESPN+ (USA)
  • ESPN+ (Mexico)
  • BT Sports

Taylor vs. Khongsong Full Fight Highlights

Taylor vs. Khongsong Fight Promo

Who is fighting on the undercard on Saturday, September 26?

Division Fighter №1 Fighter №2 Notes
super lightweight (140 lbs)Josh TaylorApinun KhongsongFor WBA (Super) World, IBF World, The Ring tit.
bantamweight (118 lbs)Charlie EdwardsKyle Williams
super bantamweight (122 lbs)David Oliver JoyceIonut BalutaFor WBO European tit.
lightweight (135 lbs)Jordan FlynnJamie Quinn
super welterweight (154 lbs)George DaveyJeff Thomas
super lightweight (140 lbs)Eithan JamesKris Pilkington
Josh «The Tartan Tornado» Taylor

Josh «The Tartan Tornado» Taylor

Josh Taylor is a Scottish boxer.
As a professional athlete, Taylor has been performing for 5 years and remains undefeated.

Josh was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, on January 2, 1991.
He currently resides in Prestonpans, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Last fight

The last fight of Josh Taylor took place on October 26, 2019 against Regis PrograisRegis Prograis.
Taylor won by majority decision (MD).

Josh Taylor vs. Regis Prograis 

Josh Taylor's last fight

First world title

On May 18, 2019 Josh Taylor became the IBF super lightweight champion.
The Scottish defeated world champion Ivan Baranchyk.

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 16
  • Wins: 16
  • Wins by KO: 12
  • Wins by dec: 4
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Josh Taylor have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2020-09-26 Apinun Khongsong Win
KO
WBA Super World Super Lightweight Title
IBF World Super Lightweight Title
2019-10-26 Regis Prograis Win
MD
WBA Super World Super Lightweight Title
IBF World Super Lightweight Title
WBC Diamond Super Lightweight Title
2019-05-18 Ivan Baranchyk Win
UD
IBF World Super Lightweight Title
2018-11-03 Ryan Martin Win
TKO
WBC Silver Super Lightweight Title
2018-06-23 Viktor Postol Win
UD
WBC Silver Super Lightweight Title
2018-03-03 Wiston Campos Win
TKO
WBC Silver Super Lightweight Title
2017-11-11 Miguel Vazquez Win
KO
WBC Silver Super Lightweight Title
2017-07-08 Ohara Davies Win
TKO
WBC Silver Super Lightweight Title
Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Lightweight Title
2017-03-24 Warren Joubert Win
TKO
Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Lightweight Title
2017-01-28 Alfonso Olvera Win
UD
2016-10-21 Dave Ryan Win
TKO
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Lightweight Title
2016-07-30 Evincii Dixon Win
RTD
2016-05-14 Miguel Alberto Gonzales Mena Win
TKO
2016-02-27 Lyes Chaibi Win
KO
2015-11-20 Daniel Cosmin Minescu Win
TKO
2015-10-16 Adam Mate Win
TKO
2015-07-18 Weah Archiebald Win
TKO

All Josh Taylor's losses

Josh Taylor remains undefeated as a professional.

Josh «The Tartan Tornado» Taylor Highlights

Apinun «Sakkreerin» Khongsong

Apinun «Sakkreerin» Khongsong

Apinun Khongsong is a Thai boxer.
As a professional athlete, Khongsong has been performing for 4 years and remains undefeated.

Apinun was born in Trang, Thailand, on July 14, 1996.
He currently resides in Bangkok, Thailand.

Last fight

The last fight of Apinun Khongsong took place on July 19, 2019 against Yosmar Kefi.
Khongsong won by technical knockout (TKO).

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 16
  • Wins: 16
  • Wins by KO: 13
  • Wins by dec: 3
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Apinun Khongsong have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2020-09-26 Josh Taylor Loss
KO
WBA Super World Super Lightweight Title
IBF World Super Lightweight Title
2019-07-19 Yosmar Kefi Win
TKO
2019-02-18 Akihiro Kondo Win
KO
2018-12-14 Sonny Katiandagho Win
TKO
IBF Pan Pacific Super Lightweight Title
2018-11-21 Ray Rahardjo Win
TKO
IBF Pan Pacific Super Lightweight Title
2018-06-20 Jason Egera Win
KO
2018-04-25 Rusmin Kie Raha Win
KO
2017-08-23 Adam Diu Abdulhamid Win
UD
vacant IBF Asia Super Lightweight Title
2017-06-21 Junar Adante Win
TKO
IBF Pan Pacific Super Lightweight Title
2017-04-20 Eddy Comaro Win
TKO
2017-02-22 Yuta Maruoka Win
TKO
vacant IBF Pan Pacific Super Lightweight Title
2016-12-21 Heri Andriyanto Win
TKO
2016-11-30 Punchai Sithfasai Win
PTS
2016-09-30 Afanwi Kingsly Shu Win
KO
2016-08-12 Matthis Bernot Win
PTS
2016-07-08 Matthis Bernot Win
TKO
2016-06-10 Pattapol Rajlampang Win
TKO

All Apinun Khongsong's losses

Apinun Khongsong remains undefeated as a professional.

Apinun «Sakkreerin» Khongsong Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Taylor to win: 1/3
  • Khongsong to win: 2/1
  • Draw: 27/1

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Taylor or Khongsong?

Taylor and Khongsong are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the boxers will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Josh Taylor will win by technical knockout.

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sports editor

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