Jason Quigley to make big step up and headline televised card

Jason Quigley [12(10)-0] will make history when he next steps into the ring.

On Thursday March 23rd, The Donegal middleweight will headline the first broadcast of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN card which will take place at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.

Not only will he be receiving huge exposure, ‘El Animal’ will also take a step up in class and will fight for a rankings-enhancing title.

Quigley will face contender Glen Tapia [23(15)-3(3)] over ten rounds for the vacant NABF middleweight title.

A win would see Quigley enter the IBF rankings. He is already ranked at #12 with the WBA.

Also featuring on the bill is former bantamweight champ Randy Caballerowho goes head-to-head with Victor Proa, with additional undercard support from the debut of Olympic bronze medalist Marlen Esparza, Saul Sanchez, Azat Hovhannisyan, and Mauricio Herrera.

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie