JOSH TAYLOR’S shot at undisputed immortality has been confirmed for May 22 – and will hopefully set up another date with his hero. Scotland’s WBA and IBF super-lightweight champ has his chance to complete the set against WBC and WBO boss Jose Ramirez. And the 30-year-old southpaw wants to get the mission completed in time to perk up Edinburgh legend Ken Buchanan, the 75-year-old undisputed lightweight king, who is living in a care home. "He used to come to my old amateur gym, Lochend, when I was an 18-19 year-old kid, and train," Taylor told SunSport. "I would be training and when I finished he would tell me great old stories about Muhammad Ali and winning his world titles. "Even back then he would tell me I would be a world champion but also give me tips and advice on how to fight in the ring but also live the life outside it. "When I beat Regis Prograis to add the WBA to my IBF in 2019 he came down to my mum and dad's house and said 'you proved me right, son, well done'. "He hasn't been too well lately, he is living in a home so it would… Read full this story
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