PHILADELPHIA – Tevin Farmer and Jono Carroll have definitely not hesitated to launch vitriolic shots throughout the promotion, before arguing.
Well, now the time to speak is over. Farmer (28-4-1, 6 KO's) will attempt to defend his IBF Junior Lightweight title on Friday night, when he will face Carroll (16-0-1, 3 KO's) at the Liacouras Center of Temple University , about five minutes from the champion's victory. trampling in Philadelphia.
Winning – and doing so convincingly – could bring Farmer closer to a fight for unification of the title with WBA lightweight junior champion Gervonta Davis.
In fact, Farmer and his promoter Eddie Hearn are ready to publicly call "Tank" Davis with an offer in tow late Friday night. But of course, that means first to overcome Carroll.
"After Friday, we could talk about the fight" Tank "and the salary of Tevin Farmer," Farmer told Sporting News earlier in the week.
Meanwhile, Carroll considers his debut in the US and his world title as an opportunity to change lives and defeat Farmer's big projects.
"I'm going with this belt, no matter the problem," Carroll told SN earlier in the week.
By the looks of their heated face-to-face confrontation when weighed on Thursday, this bad blood is about to explode Friday night in Philadelphia. The main event of the card will pit the WBA / IBF lightweight champion, Katie Taylor, to the WBO title holder, Rose Volante, in a fight for a lightweight title.
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- Main Event: Tevin Farmer vs. Jono Carroll for Farmer's IBF Junior Lightweight Title
- Co-Main Event: Katie Taylor vs. Rose Volante for the WBA / IBF Taylor Lightweight Titles and the WBO Volante Championship
- Gabe Rosado against Maciej Sulecki; Average weight
- John Joe Nevin against Andres Figueroa; Light weight
- Luke Campbell versus Adrian Young; Light weight
- Raymond Ford against Weusi Johnson; Super featherweight
- Daniyar Yeleussinov against Silverio Ortiz; Welterweight
- Hank Lundy against Avery Sparrow; Light weight
- Mitrius Ballard vs. Victor Fonseca; Super middleweights
Farmer vs. latest news Carroll
-If winner against Jono Carroll on Friday night, Tevin Farmer and promoter Eddie Hearn plan to publicly call Gervonta Davis on for a lightweight junior title unification fight.
-Tevin Farmer gives his warm opinion on why junior lightweights are not fighting each other and what it will take to change that.
-All you need to know about how to watch and live Farmer vs. Carroll.
-Tevin Farmer had to reinvent yourself to become champion after suffering four professional defeats and even more personal.
– Throughout her boxing career, Katie Taylor has participated in every fight in the same way – with a pre-fight prayer read by her mother. Right here, Taylor talks about the ritual of pre-combat and his fighting legacy with Sporting News.
-If Taylor beats Rose Volante, she could face Delfine Persoon on the Anthony Joshua-Jarrell Miller map at Madison Square Garden on June 1st for the light and undisputed crown.
-There is a clear way for Taylor to become undisputed lightweight champion of the world. Now it's up to the Irish warrior to do it.