George Kambosos makes jewellery wager with Devin Haney in bid to set up fight

George Kambosos has told Devin Haney to sell his "jewellery" to fund a tilt for the lightweight titles next year in Australia.

The Australian star shocked the world with a stunning display against Teofimo Lopez to snatch his world title belts in New York.

He has now been subject to several challenges including Vasyl Lomachenko and Ryan Garcia in the aftermath of the victory.

Kambosos made the offer to Haney, tweeting: "You and your team know exactly how make it happen, maybe sell some of your jewellery to help with that. You don’t have to go to Jupiter brother just 8000+ miles across the pacific, down under!"

The Australian star has consistently expressed his desire to fight in Australia next with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn also keen to make a card happen in Oceania.

Haney quickly responded to the offer: "Yeah yeah yeah. we all know you want a bidding war! But you know who’s really putting up the money. You said I would be next so keep that same energy."

The 28-year-old was made mandatory to the belts after conquering Lee Selby on British soil earlier this year.

And he certainly capitalised on his opportunity taking the fight to Lopez and scoring an early knockdown which handed him the margin of victory.

Kambosos and his brave opponent were taken to hospital in the aftermath of the brutal war but have both been cleared and will take a brief break from action.

Haney currently holds the WBC regular lightweight title which he retained with victory over JoJo Diaz earlier this month.

Meanwhile Kambosos picked up the 'super' title but has been told by the organisation's president that he is classified as the 'undisputed' champion.

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“Devin Haney has the WBC lightweight title,” Sulaiman said. “He is the pride of the WBC champion. He has grown into being a tremendous champion. He defeated Gamboa, defeated Linares, just had a great outing with JoJo Diaz.

"As I’ve said, it’s a new concept. Kambosos defeated Lopez who defeated Lomachenko, so I do believe [Kambosos] is due recognition as undisputed champion.

“We adjusted where the designation can be exchanged in a high profile fight as it was with that fight and it was with the Kambosos. What happened with the franchise [designation] in the lightweights?

"You can look at it today. It gave us eight, seven fights at the greatest level and it will continue to give many good fights."

Lopez will look for redemption next year after his defeat to Kambosos, but will likely make a switch to super-lightweight after losing his hard-earned belts.

He has already issued a challenge to undisputed champion Josh Taylor who is set to make a first defence of his belts against Jack Catterall.

Taylor has dismissed this challenge, however, opting to instead look towards a tilt with undefeated welterweight champion Terence Crawford.

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