Ohara Davies vs. Josh Taylor confirmed for July

London super-lightweight Ohara Davies is ranked by the world governing body the WBC. Nick Potts/PA Images via Getty Images

Ohara Davies will travel to Glasgow to face rival British super-lightweight Josh Taylor on July 8 after months of verbal warfare and lengthy negotiations.

Both men will put unbeaten records on the line at the Braehead Arena, where Edinburgh's Taylor [9-0-KO8] will enjoy vociferous home support against outspoken Londoner Davies [15-0-KO12].

Talks between the two camps have been almost as public as the insults flying between the fighters, with Davies' promoter Eddie Hearn revealing via social media earlier this month that an offer of £70,000 had been made to Taylor's team.

Davies had already told ESPN: "Josh Taylor and I have been going at it on social media for quite a few months but compared to me, he's a nobody. His biggest win was against a washed-up Dave Ryan who came to lose.

"Taylor did his bit in the amateurs but has fought nobody of any calibre as a professional. His last fight didn't get any views. Was it even televised? He's not ranked by the governing bodies.

"He's not a big name and he had to send his auntie to send me a Tweet the other day. She sent me a message abusing me and I wrote back to her telling her that she's a bum and so is her nephew. They're all bums just looking for attention."

The build-up to the clash is likely to be peppered with more animosity with Davies set to adopt tactics similar in diplomacy to those he used when visiting Liverpool prior to stopping Derry Mathews last time out.