The highly-anticipated rematch between WBO super-lightweight champion Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall is now being looked at for June according to promoter Bob Arum.

Taylor won a controversial split-decision in February last year for the undisputed titles at 140lbs.

The second fight was booked for March 4th this year before a foot injury to the Scotsman forced the bout to be postponed ten days ago.

The WBO have since issued a medical certification notice to Taylor requesting proof of the injury.

Taylor suffered an injury to his foot in training, forcing the planned rematch with Catterall to be postponed. Photo by Lawrence Lustig/BOXXER.

Arum remains confident however that the development will not hinder the rearrangement of the contest.

Arum said: “The fight will happen, depending on Josh’s foot. We’re hoping to do it in June”.

Both Taylor and Catterall had to be separated by security while ringside in Manchester for Liam Smith‘s victory over Chris Eubank Jr.

The 32-year-old Taylor has vacated the WBC, IBF and WBA super-lightweight titles since the first fight to allow the Catterall rematch to take place but still holds the WBO belt.

Seconds Out’s full interview with Arum can be viewed here.

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