Tag: Welterweight

Boots Validates the Hype Further – Dominates, and Knocks Out Lipinets in 6th With Wipeout Performance

Written by Trรฉ Berry III๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 04/10/2021

If there were any skepticism about the amount of coverage, and praise ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธJaron “Boots” Ennis (27-0-0, 25KO๐Ÿ‘Š) had coming into the fight, those doubts should quickly fade from thought. With a display of perfect punch placement, movement, timing, guile, and defense, Boots dissected former Titlist ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บSergey “Samurai” Lipinets (16-2-1, 12KO๐Ÿ‘Š) through 6 rounds to become the first man to stop Sergey in his boxing career, and doing so in a Continue reading “Boots Validates the Hype Further – Dominates, and Knocks Out Lipinets in 6th With Wipeout Performance”

Vergil Eclipses Hooker in a Thriller That Lasts 7 Rounds, Ortiz Gets the Stoppage as Hooker Succumbs to Punishment Leading to Injury

A strong fight met expectations, as ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธVergil Ortiz Jr. (17-0-0, 17KO๐Ÿ‘Š), met the defiance of “Mighty Mo” ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธMaurice Hooker (27-2-3, 18KO๐Ÿ‘Š), and put on a show for the fans at the ๐ŸŸ๏ธDickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. With back and forth action, Ortiz was able to put Mo down twice in the bout, and the fight met its conclusion in the 7th round by TKO, keeping Ortiz consecutive knockout streak alive. Continue reading “Vergil Eclipses Hooker in a Thriller That Lasts 7 Rounds, Ortiz Gets the Stoppage as Hooker Succumbs to Punishment Leading to Injury”

Texas Stand Up – A Battle of Texas Set to Break Out, As Vergil Ortiz Jr. Takes a Gamble Against Mo Hooker

Hardcore watchers, boxing nerds, and fighters in the pro game have lowkey been anticipating this high caliber bout, as they understand that both unbeaten ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธVergil Ortiz Jr. (16-0-0, 16KO๐Ÿ‘Š), and once beaten former Junior-Welterweight Titlist “Mighty Mo” ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธMaurice Hooker (27-1-3, 18KO๐Ÿ‘Š), possess dangerous ๐Ÿ”ชweapons that they are ready to draw at all costs inside of the ring. The fight will  Continue reading “Texas Stand Up – A Battle of Texas Set to Break Out, As Vergil Ortiz Jr. Takes a Gamble Against Mo Hooker”

The Two Prideful World Champions Collide in San Juan, Puerto Rico (Carlos Palomino vs Wilfred Benitez)

Written by Trรฉ Berry III๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 01/14/2021

On this date,ย ๐Ÿ—“๏ธJanuary 14th, 1979, RING/WBC Welterweight Champion of the World ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ“King” Carlos Palomino (27-1-3, 15KO๐Ÿ‘Š) came into this bout, having a firm stranglehold over the โš–๏ธ147 lb. division for 3 years dating back to the year 1976.ย  Accompanying Palomino to the ring on this night was gifted prodigy ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทWilfred “El Radar” Benitez (36-0-1, 24KO๐Ÿ‘Š), who had already left his mark in the sport by becoming the youngest ever to win a Title after beating the great ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดAntonio Cervantes at Junior-Welterweight. Continue reading “The Two Prideful World Champions Collide in San Juan, Puerto Rico (Carlos Palomino vs Wilfred Benitez)”