THE NEUTRAL CORNER: Episode 263 Recap (Montero on Triller; can Jake Paul become a legit boxing “star”?) – The Ring


On episode 263 of The Impartial Nook boxing podcast, host Michael Montero talked about his expertise protecting the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Triller PPV present in Atlanta final Saturday evening.

The occasion featured stay musical performances from Justin Bieber, The Black Keys, Doja Cat, Saweetie, Diplo, and Main Lazer. The PPV broadcast was hosted by Snoop Dogg, Ray Flores, Al Bernstein, Mario Lopez and others.

There was loads of intoxication and clowning round from the commentary crew, which some followers didn’t admire, however many viewers totally loved. The festivities contained in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium trended on social media all weekend.

The early indication is that the newest “Triller Battle Membership” card bought nicely north of 1 million PPV buys. These numbers dwarf nearly all of current American boxing PPV reveals from rival promoters. So whether or not boxing purists like it or hate it, Triller and Jake Paul should not going away any time quickly.

REVIEW:

There have been three combat playing cards of be aware on Saturday, April 17. In Atlanta, Jake Paul improved to 3-0 (3 knockouts) with a first-round knockout of former MMA champion Ben Askren. Within the co-main, former junior welterweight titleholder Regis Prograis scored a TKO6 win over Ivan Redkach. It was initially dominated a TD6, as Redkach faked a low blow and was ultimately carried out of the ring on a stretcher. Nonetheless, upon on the spot replay overview, it was clear that no foul befell. The Georgia fee subsequently modified the end result to TKO6.

In Hollywood, Florida, Demetrius Andrade received a hard-fought unanimous choice over Liam Williams, defending his middleweight title. On the undercard, tremendous middleweight prospect Carlos Gongora and heavyweight veteran Andrey Fedesov scored stoppage wins.

In Los Angeles, Tony Harrison and Bryant Perrella fought to a cut up attract a junior middleweight combat. A number of prospects scored wins on the undercard, together with Omar Juarez (140-pounds), Efetobor Apochi (heavyweight) and the Barrientes twins. James Martin pulled the upset with a majority choice win over the beforehand undefeated Vito Mielnicki in a welterweight bout.

PREVIEW:

Thursday, April 22

Bash Boxing, NBC Sports activities Community

United States Army Academy, West Level, New York

Jelena Mrdjenovich vs Erika Cruz Hernandez, 10 rds, 126-pound title combat

Saturday, April 24

High Rank, ESPN

Silver Spurs Area, Kissimmee, Florida

Emanuel Navarrete vs Christopher Diaz, 126-pound title combat

Edgar Berlanga vs Demond Nicholson, 8rds, 168 kilos

QUOTES FROM THE CALLERS:

Nigel had an fascinating tackle Demetrius Andrade, who continues to seek for his signature combat. “Andrade’s ability set jogs my memory of James DeGale,” he mentioned. “You see the flashes of brilliance, however he’s not constant. To start with of his combat with Williams, he appeared good, like he would possibly cease him. Then by the center rounds I’m pondering to myself, “Right here we go once more.” Nonetheless, I’ve to confess, I need to see Andrade in opposition to both Charlo or Golovkin subsequent.

Thad made some nice factors about boxing’s very unlikely rising star. “Loads of these individuals are poo-pooing Jake Paul,” he mentioned, “but it surely’s simply one other Floyd Mayweather act. He did the identical factor, he acquired followers to purchase his fights hoping that he loses. That was his entire shtick. Paul is simply taking part in the sport the way in which Floyd performed the sport.”

Chris feels individuals are promoting Anthony Joshua quick in a proposed heavyweight showdown with Tyson Fury. “Everybody I communicate to over right here within the UK appears to really feel that Fury is totally going to destroy Joshua,” he mentioned. “I believe Joshua deserves much more credit score than that. The man has solely misplaced one combat. It’s the heavyweight division, anybody can lose a combat. Muhammad Ali misplaced fights, Lennox Lewis acquired knocked out, Klitschko was knocked out – it could possibly occur to anybody. AJ is an elite heavyweight and he’s acquired quite a bit to his recreation. Sure, Fury destroyed Deontay Wilder, however he’s a one trick pony. I believe Fury vs Joshua is a 50-50 combat.”

TIME STAMPS:

@ 3:05 “Montero on Triller” Paul vs Askren overview

@27:00 Battle Assessment

@1:31:45 Battle Preview

 

Michael Montero might be discovered on social media by way of @MonteroOnBoxing. His podcast “The Impartial Nook” might be seen each Monday on TheRingDigital YouTube channel, and heard on audio podcast platforms all over the world.

 



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