Following a soft touch in his first title defense, IBF Bantamweight Champion Le Haskins will be facing a familiar foe in his sophomore effort as he rematches fellow UK veteran Stuart Hall sometime in the coming months. ESPN brought word of the matchup, which Matchroom Boxing intends to place on the undercard of either Gennady Golovkin vs. Chris Eubank Jr. or Jessie Vargas vs. Kell Brook.
Haskins (33-3, 14 KO) won the interim title by knocking out Ryosuka Iwasa last June, then got the full title when previous holder Randy Caballero missed weight by a hilarious margin before their planned bout. He last fought in May, handily beating Ivan Morales.
Hall (20-4-2, 7 KO), whom Caballero originally defeated to earn his title, has beaten three awful opponents and the actually competent Rodrigo Guerrero since consecutive close losses to Paul Butler and the aforementioned Caballero. He turned thirty-six this past February.
It's a solid fight and a good fit for the undercards mentioned above. Early predictions?