Scots boxer Josh Taylor affords recommendation to assist Commonwealth boxer medal intention

SCOTS boxer Josh Taylor has urged a Commonwealth boxing hopeful to offer him a name – so he might help him beat one among his outdated opponents.

Taylor instructed Reese Lynch, presently competing on the Commonwealth Video games for Group Scotland, that he’ll give him “all the recommendation he wants” to beat Jonas Junias Jonas.

Lynch was victorious within the Spherical of 16 in opposition to India’s Shiva Thapa on Monday – securing him a spot within the quarter-final in opposition to Jonas.

Josh Taylor urged Reese Lynch to offer him a name. Credit score: Instagram/Josh Taylor

Taylor, 31, famously beat Jonas on the Glasgow Commonwealth Video games in 2014, profitable gold for Group Scotland.

In his post-fight interview on Monday, Lynch stated: “Yeah I imply he’s [Jonas] good, I’ve seen him.

“I believe I can beat him. Hear, if I field one of the best I can, then I can beat him positively.

“I’ll take a wee leaf, I’ll get on the cellphone to Josh in an evening’s time or one thing and say what did he do?

“But when I field the way in which I can field, I can beat him.”

Reese Lynch
Reese will tackle the present Commonwealth champion tonight. Credit score: Instagram/Reese Lynch

After listening to Lynch’s feedback, undisputed world champion Taylor took to Twitter final night time to supply his companies.

Sharing a clip of the interview, Taylor, often called The Tartan Twister, wrote: “I’m only a name away massive man, I’ll provide you with all the recommendation you want.”

The Prestonpans native adopted it up with two fist emojis and a saltire earlier than tagging Lynch within the put up.

Taylor beat Jonas in Glasgow to take gold earlier than the Namibian himself gained the gold in Australia’s Gold Coast in 2018.

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Lynch will step into the ring at present in a bid to cease Jonas’ dream of defending his Commonwealth crown and enhance his possibilities of following in Taylor’s footsteps.

Group Scotland presently have 26 medals on the Video games with three golds, eight silver and 15 bronze.