Unbeaten featherweight made a big statement this past Saturday in his stoppage of Oscar Escandon, but 2012 Olympic silver medalist eager to make an even bigger one before the end of the year.
Former 130-pound titleholder from Dominican Republic drops 140-pound contender four times en route to a lopsided decision victory on PBC on FS1 Saturday in Mississippi.
But Colombian veteran Escandon has other plans for their Saturday night PBC on FS1 co-feature, setting his sights on a big victory that could set him up for another 126-pound title shot.
Former title challenger Oscar Escandon clashes with unbeaten 126-pound contender Tugstsogt Nyambayar in co-main event on FS1 & FOX Deportes-televised card from Beau Rivage Resort and Casino.
Former World Champion Ishe Smith Clashes With Top 154-Pound Contender Julian "J-Rock'' Williams Nov. 18 in Las Vegas
Lionell Thompson duels Earl Newman in a 175-pound co-feature and unbeaten 126-pound prospects Tugstsogt Nyambayar and Xavier Martinez meet up on the Bounce TV card.
Jarrett Hurd’s first world title fight started with a whimper. Thankfully for him, it ended with a bang.
Sergey Lipinets wanted to be the first man to knock out Walter Castillo, and the 27-year-old Kazakhstan native delivered Friday night in a breakout performance.
The Sergey Lipinets train that’s been on a fast track to a world title opportunity is about to get rolling again.