- Devin Haney Schooled Regis Prograis To Become A Two-Weight Champion Last Saturday
- The Arena Was Sold Out And The Haney vs Prograis PPV Buys Are Reportedly Over 150k
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Devin Haney dominated Regis Prograis to a 120-107 (X3) shutout on the scorecards to win the WBC Super Lightweight title and in the process became a two-division world champion.
Haney dropped Prograis in the third and boxed brilliantly with lots of movement and counter-punching, proving too sharp and agile for the flat-footed former 140-pound champion.
The build-up was fiery and captivated the attention of the boxing public and the general fans.
Golden State Warriors Chase Center, which hosted the fight, was only originally set up for 8,000 tickets but the demand was so strong that more and more tickets were opened and the final result was a 16k sellout.
The gate is expected to exceed $2m, the second seven-digit gate produced by Haney in the United States following his fight with Vasyl Lomachenko in May.
Haney-Lomachenko was the 25-year-old’s PPV debut and reportedly generated 150,000 buys on ESPN. His fight with Prograis is smaller and on a niche platform in DAZN but Bill Haney claims they exceeded the number.
Bill Haney On Haney vs Prograis PPV Buys
“The numbers were comparable to the fight with Lomachenko, we did better”, Haney told ThaBoxingVoice, “The numbers are better than that. Better than 150, Eddie said better than 150.”
“The numbers are so good that we have an offer on the table for Mr Davis. Nobody wants to not be in the business, we wouldn’t have any money (if the PPV did bad).”
Gervonta Davis has allegedly been offered $20m guaranteed to face Haney next following Haney-Prograis.