Jaron Ennis handed one other take a look at tonight in a Showtime predominant occasion, knocking out Sergey Lipinets within the sixth spherical to take one other step towards a potential welterweight title struggle.
Ennis (27-0, 25 KO) didn’t actually have way more hassle with Lipinets (16-2-1, 12 KO) than he’s had with anybody else, although he did get hit some by the Russian veteran and former 140 lb titlist.
Ennis scored a knockdown within the fourth spherical, however replays confirmed it actually was extra of a visit from Lipinets. However realistically, Lipinets simply couldn’t dent Ennis; even when he landed some first rate photographs in shut, Ennis was simply an excessive amount of greater, and he was additionally capable of fireplace again more durable, sooner photographs in return.
Not questionable in any respect was the end, a depraved KO shot that completed issues at 2:11 of the sixth spherical, which you’ll see beneath.
Ennis was his normal fairly soft-spoken self post-fight, however he continues to be adamant — with out making massive, grand call-outs — that he’s prepared for the highest guys at 147.
“It was simply me seeing openings, and he wasn’t actually nearly as good on the within as me, so I began getting nearer and in search of my massive shot. I discovered it,” Ennis stated. “One of many (prime names) may need to give me a struggle. We’ll see. However I feel I’m prepared for a prime 5, prime three man.”
Do you suppose “Boots” is prepared, or as prepared as he’s going to get? Is it time to chase an enormous title?