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Watch LIVE: Ennis Vs Lipinets Showtime Weigh In — Boxing Information
April 8, 2021
Undefeated welterweight Jaron “Boots” Ennis will look to cement his standing as a rising star within the welterweight division when he takes on rugged former world champion Sergey Lipinets in a 12-round battle that headlines motion stay on SHOWTIME Saturday, April 10 from Mohegan Solar Area in Uncasville, Conn. in a Premier Boxing Champions occasion.
The 23-year-old Ennis shall be dealing with the hardest competitors of his profession in Lipinets as he enters the ring in his first SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING foremost occasion. Representing the combating metropolis of Philadelphia, Ennis has used elegant boxing expertise and energy in each palms to make his declare as town’s subsequent nice champion.
Ennis put collectively a 16-fight knockout streak that included turning into the primary particular person to cease Juan Carlos Abreu when he blasted out the longtime challenger within the sixth spherical in August 2020. Ennis was unable to increase that streak in December 2020, when his combat in opposition to Chris van Heerden was declared a no-contest after spherical one as a consequence of a conflict of heads, inflicting a extreme reduce on Van Heerden’s brow.
Skilled by his father, Bozy Ennis, Ennis shared his ideas on coaching camp, Lipinets, and extra under:
On headlining his first Showtime Championship Boxing card:
“It has made my schedule a bit of crazier. Being in the principle occasion on SHOWTIME brings extra consideration, however I prefer it. I like being within the highlight. I wish to shine, so it’s nothing new to me. Now it’s combat time. I’m locked in and able to rock and roll.”
On coaching camp:
“We all the time do four-minute rounds in camp. I’ve been doing that since I used to be a child. That’s one more reason why I don’t sit down after I combat as a result of I’m so used to the four-minute rounds. The three-minute rounds go by actual quick on combat evening. One factor we added to this camp was the underwater treadmill work.”
On his closing preparations:
“The week earlier than the combat, we’re winding it down and sharpening up. It’s been an ideal coaching camp. I’ve been getting higher and higher every day, and I can’t wait to carry out subsequent Saturday.”
On dealing with his first former world champion:
“He’s a superb fighter, however it doesn’t imply something to me. It’s simply one other day within the workplace. He’s a daily particular person similar to anybody else.”
On Sergey calling him a ‘typical Philly fighter’:
“I suppose he is aware of I’m powerful, gritty, and I’m able to rumble. I’m coming there to take a win house to Philadelphia and look good doing it, by any means.”
On his knockout energy:
“I don’t assume I’ve my man power but. I really feel it will likely be one or two extra years till I totally have my man power. The loopy half is, I really feel like in a combat, I nonetheless haven’t thrown an actual energy shot and actually sat down on a punch but. All the pieces I’ve been knocking guys out with has been all-natural power.”
On how he views his knockout streak:
“Some individuals may take a look at a knockout on April 10 because the seventeenth consecutive knockout; some may view it as the beginning of a brand new knockout streak. For me, I don’t actually care so long as I come out victorious. That’s all that issues to me. I’m not searching for a knockout, however I’m going to take it if it comes.”