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Josh Taylor: world champion boxer

EDM (Early Day Motion) 68: tabled on 28 October 2019

Tabled in the 2019-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Prestonpans’ Josh Taylor on making Scottish boxing history by becoming a double world champion with his latest victory, a majority decision over American fighter Regis Prograis, which resulted in him adding the WBA and Ring Magazine titles to his IBF super-lightweight crown; notes that this was also the final of the World Boxing Super Series; commends Josh and his team on his ongoing outstanding progress, which has seen him compared with Scotland’s all-time boxing greats; and wishes him continued success in the ring in the future.

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