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Sport Jeff Horn shuns retirement, will return for rematch with Michael Zerafa

04:30  03 october  2019
04:30  03 october  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Jeff Horn will get his chance for revenge when he steps back in the ring with Michael Zerafa in December. Horn will defy the urgings of his family, as well as the sentiment of the wider boxing community by activating a clause in the original contract that granted him a rematch with Zerafa .

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Jeff Horn will get his chance for revenge when he steps back in the ring with Michael Zerafa in December.

The 31-year-old suffered a brutal upset loss to Melbourne journeyman Zerafa in August. He was trailing on all three scorecards when his corner belatedly threw in the towel, capping a dramatic fall from grace for the likeable Australia after he beat Manny Pacquiao in 2017.

Horn will defy the urgings of his family, as well as the sentiment of the wider boxing community by activating a clause in the original contract that granted him a rematch with Zerafa.

No venue has been locked down yet, but the fight is tentaively scheduled for December 14.

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Horn, who said he felt ‘sluggish’ throughout, had a mooted December bout against WBA champion Ryota Murata lined up. That fight is now off the table.

He will also stand by trainer Glenn Rushton, who was widely criticised by boxing experts including legendary fighter Jeff Fenech, for failing to stop the Zerafa fight earlier.

More to come.

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