TwitterFacebook

Ringside Report: Jacobs vs Sulecki (Full Card)

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

Danny Jacobs booked his place as WBA Mandatory Challenger as he
overcame the extremely tough and well schooled Pole, Maciej Sulecki at
the fantastic Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York.

The fight opened up after a cagey start, and Jacobs realised that he
was in a fight early on. His Polish opponent had not come to make up
the numbers and started to take the fight to Jacobs early on, with
everything coming from behind his excellent jab.

Jacobs landed some heavy shots in the opening half of the fight, and
defensively was very evasive, not getting caught with many of
Sulecki’s counters when he worked in close. This didn’t stop Sulecki
however, as he continued to force the pace and make Jacobs work.
Arguably, Sulecki had the better work rate in the first half of the
contest.

See Also

Round 5 saw the pair go toe to toe in the middle of the ring, with
both men landing heavy blows and neither men taking a step back. The
fight swayed towards Jacobs in the second half of the fight, who
listened excellently to Andre Rozier’s instructions in the corner. He
utilised his excellent jab, speed and footwork to land some quality
single shots and combinations. Sulecki continued to press the action
with some success, but it was Jacobs gaining control as the fight
progressed.

The last 3 rounds were very important, as a late rally from Sulecki
could have possibly given him the victory, however, it was Jacobs who
came on strong late and really dug in to win what was a very
entertaining contest throughout. This culminated with a massive right
hand that floored Sulecki in round 12. Sulecki got up and continued to
press the fight, which left many in disbelief as it was a hard
knockdown.

The 10-8 round was the catalyst to a solid display from Jacobs, who
was awarded the unanimous decision victory from the scoring judges.
The fight was scored, 116-111, 117-110 and 115-112 in favour of the
Brooklyn native, who now is mandatory for Gennady Golovkin’s WBA World
Middleweight Crown.

Chief Support saw Heavyweight’s Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller defeat the
extremely tough Johann Duhaupas via a unanimous decision. Not the most
entertaining of contests this one in honesty, however, Miller showed
he could go the 12 round distance at an extremely heavy 304.5 pounds
that he weighed in at.

It was a relatively one-sided contest as Miller outworked his French
opponent throughout, working well off his jab and putting in some
quality bodywork. Not much came back from Duhaupas aside from some
brief exchanges on the inside with Miller and some decent jabs when
the Frenchman worked on the outside. Duhaupas took some big shots
throughout the contest and didn’t seem badly hurt at any point.

The contest was scored 117-111 and 119-109 x2 in favour of Brooklyn’s
Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller in what was a perfect reflection on what was
a one-sided contest. Miller proceeded to call out Anthony Joshua in
the post-fight press conferences and dared the unified World Champion
to come to Brooklyn for a Summer Showdown.

Katie Taylor stole the show, as she outpointed Victoria Noelia Bustos
over 10 rounds to pick up the IBF World Lightweight title to add to
her WBA World Lightweight title.

This fight was a fantastic advert not just for women’s boxing but for
boxing as a whole. Taylor boxed for the first half of the fight,
controlling the range and utilising her excellent footwork and jab to
keep Bustos at bay.

The second half of the flight turned into an absolute war as the pair
traded shots constantly for 5 rounds straight in a thoroughly
entertaining bout. It was mostly Taylor who was coming out of the
exchanges with the better work, but nothing can be taken away from
Bustos who pushed Taylor more than any other fighter had prior to this
and would have beaten most other female stars on the night.

The contest was scored 99-91,98-92 and 99-91 all in favour of
Ireland’s Katie Taylor who is now the IBF and WBA World Female
Lightweight Champion.

‘Kazak Thunder’ Daniyar Yeleussinov looked excellent in his pro debut.
The Kazak appeared to have adopted a professional style perfectly as
he controlled the range and tempo of the contest perfectly, before
loading up with some heavy shots that stopped the previously
undefeated Noah Kidd in round number 3.

Yeleussinov looked a complete fighter. He did everything correctly.
Whether he is a complete fighter remains to be seen, however, it looks
like he could be possibly fast-tracked to titles by Promoter Eddie
Hearn.

Uzbekistan puncher Shohjahon Ergashev made easy work of game
challenger Zhimin Wang over 10 rounds as the Uzbeki used his far
superior boxing skills and ring craft to dismantle his opponent.
Ergashev possibly could have pushed for the stoppage, however, it
appeared that he was happy to get the rounds in and pick up the WBA
International Super Lightweight title in the process. The fight was
scored 100-90 x 2 and 99-91 in favour of Uzbekistan’s Ergashev.

The earlier fights saw Brooklyn’s Julian Sosa worked hard for his
victory over tough opposition in Larry Ventus. Previously undefeated
Irishman Larry Fryers was knocked out in round 6 of their contest by
the relatively unknown Nikolay Buzolin and shock of the night came
when another previously undefeated prospect Dimash Niyazov was dropped
twice in a lopsided defeat to Mexico’s Angel Sarinana.

To conclude the show itself was well matched and involved some
excellent fighters. The Barclays Centre is an excellent venue for
boxing and Matchroom are showing they are one of the leading promoters
in World Boxing, if not the leaders. It would be excellent for the US
and World Boxing if Matchroom continued to put on shows stateside
going forward.

You can follow Chris Glover on Twitter and Instagram at @ChrisGlover28

Read more articles about: ,

FITE – BOXING TV FIXTURES

TOP STORIES

Dereck Chisora promises to give Oleksandr Usyk "the fright of…

Dereck Chisora promises to give Oleksandr Usyk

Heavyweight gatekeeper Dereck Chisora 32-9 (23) has promised to give Oleksandr Usyk 17-0 (13) “the fight of his life” when they meet at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London on October 31. Ukrainian southpaw Usyk, 33, will be having just his second fig…

Billy Joe Saunders set to defend WBO belt against Martin…

Billy Joe Saunders set to defend WBO belt against Martin Murray in Wembley on Dec 4

WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders 29-0 (14) will make the second defence of his title against former world title challenger Martin Murray 39-5-1 (17) at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London on December 4. The 31-year-old Hatfield sout…

Juan Francisco Estrada refuses to overlook Carlos Cuadras with Chocolatito…

Juan Francisco Estrada refuses to overlook Carlos Cuadras with Chocolatito Gonzalez fight waiting

WBC super flyweight champion Juan Francisco ‘El Gallo’ Estrada 40-3 (27) insists he is not overlooking Carlos Cuadras 39-3-1 (27) ahead of their rematch at TV Azteca Studios in Mexico City, Mexico tonight. The 30-year-old Mexican fought Cuadras in…

Regis Prograis ready for ring return against Juan Heraldez in…

Regis Prograis ready for ring return against Juan Heraldez in Houston on Oct 31

Former WBA junior welterweight champion Regis ‘Rougarou’ Prograis 24-1 (20) will be returning to action for the first time in a year when he takes on Juan Heraldez 16-0-1 (10) over 10 rounds at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on October 31. Th…

Sergey Lipinets unfazed by late change of opponent, ready for…

Sergey Lipinets unfazed by late change of opponent, ready for Custio Clayton

Former IBF junior welterweight champion Sergey Lipinets 16-1 (12) says a late change in opponent won’t make any difference to him when he faces undefeated Canadian Custio Clayton 18-0 (12) for the interim IBF welterweight title at the Mohegan Sun Cas…

Eddie Hearn claims Deontay Wilder has bottled it after Tyson…

Eddie Hearn claims Deontay Wilder has bottled it after Tyson Fury fight cancelled

Eddie Hearn has claimed Deontay Wilder 42-1-1 (41) either doesn’t want a third fight with Tyson Fury 30-0-1 (21) or his team is simply inept at contract negotiations. The 32-year-old Fury claimed the WBC heavyweight title with a dominant seventh-r…

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