Jason Quigley gives injury update and reveals eagerness to take UK fight in near future

Jason Quigley
Image: Jason Quigley has been forced to spend a spell away from the sport due to injury

A hand injury may have ruined Jason Quigley's plans to fight on the GGG-Canelo card, but the Irish middleweight is now targeting a UK bill in his latest column.

I was told that my hand is going to make a full recovery and I'll be starting rehab in July. The bone that broke is not the main concern, it's the tendon that I tore which is why I still have the splint on. I can't really bend or stretch it now, but everything is going great and the hand is starting to feel stronger, with a lot more movement and power.

Image: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez will face Gennady Golovkin in Las Vegas on September 16

The plan was for me to fight on the Gennady Golovkin-Saul Alvarez undercard, but this is boxing and things change. I hope to fight again at the end of year, either in November or December. I'm looking to have a similar fight to Glen Tapia, another good test. I need to be in there with guys who will help me grow as a fighter, learn and progress.

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I'm looking to come back and make a name for myself here as well. I went out to America to learn my trade and get a lot of experience. When the big title shots come in Vegas, I won't go into the bright lights and be stunned or blinded. Now it's time for me to dip my feet in the water back here.

Definitely I would like Eddie Hearn to get me on a card.
Jason Quigley

I met Eddie Hearn at my second pro fight in California when I was on the undercard of Kell Brook's win over Shawn Porter. Me and Eddie had a brief chat and he was keen to get me over, but we've never really talked since about it. Definitely, I would like Eddie Hearn to get me on a card. They have the likes of Jorge Linares coming over here and if that fight with Luke Campbell comes off then get me on that card - that would be amazing.

Conrad Cummings
Image: Northern Ireland's Conrad Cummings is also fighting in the middleweight division

I'm on my path and Conrad Cummings is on his own. He's had a few hurdles already in his career and to be honest, I've reached a level which I know I can get to. Does Conrad think he can get there? He probably does, but I don't know. It makes no sense fighting now, there is nothing on the line. But I will easily fight Conrad, if he goes on to win a title.

Lee Haskins, Ryan Burnett
Image: Lee Haskins defends his IBF title against Ryan Burnett on Saturday, live on Sky Sports

Over in Belfast this weekend, Ryan Burnett challenges IBF bantamweight champion Lee Haskins and it's going to be a good learning fight. It's a great time for Ryan to make a statement and hopefully become a world champion.

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Watch Lee Haskins v Ryan Burnett, live from Odyssey Arena, Belfast, on Saturday night, on Sky Sports 2, from 8pm.

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