New Prograis opponent named

WBC super lightweight champion Regis Prograis (28-1 24 KOs) will now defend his world title against Danielito Zorrilla (17-1 13 KOs) on Saturday June 17 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, live worldwide on DAZN. Zorrilla steps in for injured Liam Paro.

Regis Prograis: “I’m glad that Zorrilla has taken the fight. Nothing changes for me; I am still working hard to go out there and prove that I am the best fighter in the world at 140lbs.”

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  • If I recall correctly Zorrilla had Barboza hurt in the last round of their fight but he wasn’t active enough throughout he fight to really make it close. I don’t think he troubles Prograis too much, but we’ll see and good for him for taking the fight. 29 years old, right in his prime, why not take his shot.

    • Honestly, Zorrilla or Barboza would have the same fate against Prograis. If Prograis can’t secure a big fight between this year and 2024, he might end up like Andrade

      • At least Prograis had his shot. Andrade’s 35 and may’ve lost a step and we have absolutely no idea how good he is/was.

      • Burucho, Unlike Andrade, Prograis is willing to fight anyone.

  • Someone is guaranteed to go night night. Can’t wait for this one.

  • I hope Paro really is injured and didn’t just get a case of the jitters. I think he would be better suited taking a few fights in the states against decent opponents first, before thinking about Regis

  • Prograis is another fighter that is extremely underrated, the man is always in condition and willing to fight anyone, would like to see against Haney or Shakur.

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