Devin Haney and Maliek Montgomery following some work in Las Vegas (Photo: Hustle Boss)
By Chris Robinson
Amidst the craze of the Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin showdown this past week in Las Vegas, we were able to again catch up with undefeated lightweight prospect Devin “The Dream” Haney, as he continues to advance in his young career. This was some very good work to take in, as we had been advised that the Montgomery brothers from Macon, Ga., were in town and that it was going to be 22-year old Maliek Montgomery who was going to be working with Devin.
Haney, still just 18 years of age at 16-0 with 11 knockouts, and Montgomery, a 1-0 junior lightweight prospect, engaged in seven rounds of heated action that soon won’t be forgotten from our end. Haney is a sharp boxer-puncher with all kinds of ability, while Montgomery presented a different kind of foe, as his onrushing style led to several heated exchanges.