Boxing News at Five: Appreciation for Josh Taylor, Inoue has been ‘stealing’ Donaire’s moves and more

Tributes have started to come through from the wider Scottish sporting world following Josh Taylor’s (16-0, 12 KOs) Majority Decision win over America’s Regis Prograis (24-1, 20 KOs) at London’s O2 arena on Saturday night. Taylor now holds the WBA Super World and IBF World light-welterweight world titles and also picked up the WBSS’s Muhammad Ali trophy following his hard-fought victory.

Taylor built up a relationship with former Hibernian manager Neil Lennon during Lennon’s time at the club, with Taylor a frequent visitor to their training ground, and former Hibs player and current Celtic player Scott Brown believes that Taylor is on the road to replicating the legendary status enjoyed by Ken Buchanan.

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