Boxing news: Josh Taylor taking cannabis oil in preparation for world title fight


Josh Taylor has revealed the secret to his world title preparations – cannabis oil.

The Scot will challenge super-lightweight champion Ivan Baranchyk in Glasgow on Saturday night in his biggest fight to date.

Victory will also send him into the World Boxing Super Series final against Regis Prograis.

And the energetic Taylor has found calm in the perfectly legal supplement.

“I’m feeling surprisingly laidback. I’m sleeping like a baby, which is probably down to the preparations,” he said.

“I’m taking CBD oil so maybe that’s why I’m so relaxed and chilled out!

“Joking aside, it does help me relax and focus. I’ve always had trouble sleeping at night, being a bit hyper and going over things, but the last few camps I’ve taken that stuff and it’s really helped.

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