A winter combat, probably in Brisbane, towards American Rob Brant appears to be a definite risk for Jeff Horn because the Australian chases a middleweight belt following his blowout win towards veteran Anthony Mundine.
The 28-year-old Brant improved his report to 25-1(17 KOs) on the weekend with an 11th-round TKO over Khasan Baysangurov in Minnesota. It noticed him retain his WBA middleweight title though Mexican celebrity Canelo Alvarez is recognised because the divisional tremendous champion.
With Horn (19-1-1 13 KOs) on the lookout for an opponent and his supervisor Dean Lonergan having a protracted affiliation with Prime Rank, who promote Brant, there was quick hypothesis Brant-Horn bout would make sense in the direction of the center a part of the 12 months.
Lonergan might seemingly put collectively a tidy purse for Brant, who would view it as a winnable combat towards a reputation opponent, whereas Horn would discover himself with a golden alternative to pilfer a belt at 160 kilos (72.5kg) after making the transfer up from 147 kilos (66.6kg), the division the place he beat Manny Pacquiao to take the WBO welterweight title.