ON a night which saw a Belarusian “Beast” tamed, a Japanese “Monster” wreak havoc, and a visit from a Louisianan “Rougarou”, the most frightening mental imagery actually featured MC Craig Stephen.
The “Rougarou” – WBA super-lightweight champion Regis Prograis, who names himself after the swamp-dwelling creature of Deep South folklore – turned up at the post-fight press conference to hype his impending clash with newly crowned IBF counterpart Josh Taylor wearing a kilt. He sported jeans beneath, and a Scottish journalist pointed out that tradition dictates one should be naked under a kilt.
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