Date: 19th January 2018 at 7:09pm
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With British Boxing on a high, here at Vital Boxing we have high hopes that 2018 will see Josh Taylor emerge as the next in a long line of world title holders.

The 27-year-old Scottish fighter had a decent 2017 collecting he WBC Silver super-lightweight title and it has been announced that Taylor will make a defence of that crown on 3 March, in Glasgow

His opponent, on the night will be a stern test with the Mexican veteran, Humberto Soto, in the opposite corner.

Soto, during his career, has held the following titles,

? WBC super-featherweight 2008 to 2009
? WBC lightweight 2010 to 2011

However, it should be pointed out that Soto, at 37, hasn?t boxed since 2016.

Talking about the fight, Taylor has remarked to the press,

‘I believe in my own ability and I can go on and become world champion and that ultimately is my goal.

‘I’ll be pushing on and hopefully challenging for a world title if not be world champion by the end of the year.

‘Humberto Soto is a top fighter and a very tough fighter,’ said Taylor, who returns to the SSE Hydro for the bout, scene of his 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medal win.

‘If I take my eye off the ball I know I could be in a very dangerous place and potentially get hurt and get beat. So I’m fully focused and motivated going into this fight.’

Taylor has recorded 10 knockouts in his 11 fights, can he continue his record against Soto?