Prospect Watch: Anthony Sims Jr.

In what will be his 3rd fight of 2019, Plainfield, Indiana native 🇺🇸Anthony Sims Jr. will be facing 🇺🇸Morgan Fitch (19-3-1, 8KO) of Raceland, Louisiana in a scheduled 10 round bout at the Wintrust Arean in Chicago on the undercard to the Heavyweight debut of Oleksandr Usyk.

The 24 year old Sims last fought on the undercard of the rematch between Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and Juan Francisco Estrada in April. It was his first fight after moving down from 175 where he had reeled off 17 straight knockouts after his pro debut, to 168 as he won a 10 round unanimous decision (98-92, 98-92, 96-94) over Vaughn Alexander, brother of former 2 division champion Devon Alexander.

Fitch is coming off a 6 round unanimous decision win in a small card in Pennsylvania this past May, but has lost 3 of his last 4 including a KO loss in 2018 to Ievgen Khytrov of the Ukraine. Anthony Sims Jr vs Morgan Fitch will be on DAZN Saturday at 7pm ET/4pm PT.

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Anthony Sims Jr. (19-0-0, 17KO)
From: Planfield, Indiana
24 years old
Nickname: The Magician
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6’1″
Reach: 76″
KO: 89%

 

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