World Boxing Super Series: Top seed Burnett to face Donaire in Glasgow on 3 November

Ryan Burnett
Burnett is the WBA's bantamweight champion and also previously held the IBF belt before vacating it

Northern Ireland's Ryan Burnett will fight Nonito Donaire in the World Boxing Super Series at Glasgow's SSE Hydro on Saturday, 3 November.

Josh Taylor will take on Ryan Martin on the same bill as the fighters begin the quest for the Muhammad Ali Trophy.

Number one seed Burnett faces Donaire in an Ali Trophy bantamweight quarter-final for the WBA 'unified' world title and WBC 'diamond' title.

"I want to prove I am the best by beating the best," said Burnett.

"The WBSS has given me the opportunity to achieve that dream. Donaire is a great fighter - I have always admired him but now I must prepare to beat him," added the Belfast boxer.

Undefeated bantamweight Burnett is the reigning WBA 'super' world champion and as top seed chose to fight four-weight world champion Donaire.

Donaire was beaten by Carl Frampton at the SSE Arena in Belfast in April.

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