Las Vegas wanted it...but Memphis gets it!
It's the World Middleweight Title Bout between Jermain Taylor and Winky Wright.
Taylor, a Little Rock native, dethroned longtime champion Bernard Hopkins last year in Las Vegas, then beat him again in a rematch..
Wright is the challenger, a powerful puncher considered, pound for pound, the best boxer in the business, is moving up a weight class to try an take Taylors' belt.
Prize Fight Boxings' Nate Yoder says it took Big Money to wrestle this fight from Vegas.
The Taylor-Wright World Middleweight Championship Fight is set for June 17th at FedExForum in Downtown Memphis.