TwitterFacebook

Cletus Seldin loses for the first time in Canada

Press Release

The article that you're about to read is an official announcement issued to Ring News 24 to publish as a press release.

KO Boxing Forum

Junior welterweight CLETUS “The Hebrew Hammer” SELDIN, (21-1, 17 KO’s) of Long Island, New York lost for the first time on Saturday night against Canadian YVES ULYSSE JR., (15-1, 9 KO’s) at Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada. The ten-round fight was the televised opener on HBO World Championship Boxing.

Joining boxing legends Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. as the only fighters to appear on HBO in consecutive months, Seldin was neutralized by his opponent, but Seldin still pressed the action from the opening bell against the elusive Ulysse.

Despite being dropped in each of the first three rounds, Seldin valiantly continued throughout the fight in the hopes of hurting and stopping Ulysse.

See Also

“I was not expecting him to move so much, I figured in front of his home town fans he would stand and fight more,” said Seldin, “I tried my best to make a fight of it and refused to let the knockdowns keep me down. The knockdowns didn’t really affect me, I just got up and went to work. I like the combat, it was the chasing that got to me. I just want to brawl.”

Seldin continued, “I’ll be back, I promise you that, I hate to lose and I’ll be a much better fighter next time. I’m a fighter who likes to entertain the fans and bang. I’m sorry I couldn’t catch him. I promise I am going right back into the gym as soon as they let me and I will fix some things so this never happens again. This fight motivates me even more and I promise I will make 2018 the year of the “Hebrew Hammer.”

JOE DEGUARDIA, CEO and President of Star Boxing stated, “Cletus never stopped trying to win and he kept trying to make it a fan friendly fight….Styles make fights. I knew Ulysse was highly skilled boxer but he moved much more effectively than we expected. We congratulate Ulysse and his team.”

“Cletus has now fought three times since September 28. Amazingly, Cletus has asked me to get him back into the ring in January. However I’ve told him to take a couple weeks off and we will bring him back early 2018. Regardless of the result this past Saturday, Cletus has the style and tenacity that fans want to see and he will be back strong in 2018.”

Seldin vs. Ulysse served as the TV opener for the main event featuring WBO World Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders successfully defending his belt against former IBF World Middleweight Champion David Lemieux.

Read more articles about: ,
red-speech-300×267

Click Here, If you wish to add a COMMENT to the above article or any of the Ringnews24 boxing articles.

FITE – BOXING TV FIXTURES

TOP STORIES

Anthony Joshua needs to gun for the knockout against Tyson…

Anthony Joshua needs to gun for the knockout against Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua’s trainer Joby Clayton has called on his charge to revert to form and try to knock out Tyson Fury. Joshua took back his WBA, IBF and WBO titles by wide unanimous decision in his rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia in Decemb…

Evander Holyfield: "I had Mike Tyson in the corner and…

Evander Holyfield:

Evander Holyfield has reflected on his first-ever sparring session with Mike Tyson as rumours of a potential rematch gather steam. Holyfield, 57, has been linked to an exhibition bout with the 53-year-old Tyson after both heavyweights recently pos…

Shawn Porter rates Manny Pacquiao ahead of Floyd Mayweather

Shawn Porter rates Manny Pacquiao ahead of Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather might have retired undefeated, but Manny Pacquiao had the better career. That’s the word according to former two-time welterweight world champion Shawn Porter. “I’m going to go with Manny,” Porter said on Impact Network’s Stars…

Tyson Fury urges caution about potential Anthony Joshua bout

Tyson Fury urges caution about potential Anthony Joshua bout

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury 30-0-1 (21) has warned fans against getting their hopes up for an all-British clash with unified champion Anthony Joshua 23-1 (21). The 31-year-old Fury dominated Deontay Wilder in their rematch in February, sto…

Abel Sanchez predicts Murat Gassiev will be a better heavyweight…

Abel Sanchez predicts Murat Gassiev will be a better heavyweight than Oleksandr Usyk

Murat Gassiev 26-1 (19) wants revenge on Oleksandr Usyk 17-0 (13) at heavyweight, according to his trainer Abel Sanchez. The 26-year-old Russian hasn’t fought since dropping a points decision to Usyk in a four-belt unification bout in the final of…

Mike Tyson set to announce name of mystery opponent this…

Mike Tyson set to announce name of mystery opponent this week

Mike Tyson will confirm the name of his mystery opponent for a charity boxing match this week. Speculation has been rife that Tyson will take on old foe Evander Holyfield, who beat him twice in the 1990s including in the infamous ‘bite fight’ that…

Welcome

Welcome to Ringnews24; read the latest boxing news from around the world.

The site is run by boxing fans James Tonks and Lee Daley.

If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free toEmail Us

Write for Ringnews24

KO BOXING FORUM

CONNECT WITH US