Regis Prograis standing as a free agent might be coming to an finish.
In the present day (Tuesday) a report on-line prompt that the super-lightweight will signal a three-fight take care of Eddie Hearn.
Boxing Information reached out to Hearn for a remark, however the promoter denied securing his signature. BN does perceive, nevertheless, that talks are ongoing a couple of potential settlement for the 34-year-old to affix Hearn and Matchroom Boxing.
Prograis had signed a promotional settlement with the now defunct Probellum in October 2021. In a podcast interview with Chris Mannix a couple of months later the fighter revealed one of many the reason why he selected the brand new outfit.
“First promise is that I’ll combat 3 times in a 12 months,” he mentioned. Prograis 28-1 (24) has fought simply twice since. Each of which got here final 12 months in victories over Tyrone McKenna and Jose Zepeda, respectively.
Final month Prograis introduced that he was a free agent. Talking on social media he mentioned, “I’ll be taking a variety of issues into my very own fingers. Actual excellent news. I’m a free agent.
“I really feel like, now, I’ll actually get all the large fights, the fights that folks wanna see. The massive title fights. The massive title. The massive cash. All of the belts. That’s my objective, to clear the division. Free agent, child.”
Ought to he be a part of Matchroom then he may have three potential opponents underneath the identical umbrella in Jack Catterall, Liam Paro, and Richardson Hitchins.
Prograis is likely one of the perfect 140lb fighters on this planet along with his solely defeat coming in a World Boxing Tremendous Sequence remaining towards Josh Taylor in October 2019. The thrilling contest ended with Taylor successful a majority determination in a combat for the ages.