Erickson Lubin Stops Jeison Rosario in WBC Super Welterweight Eliminator Bout
Erickson Lubin and Jeison Rosario unpacked an intriguing collision that saw both men rock each other with big hits. None of them appeared to check their shots as they came forward with haymakers throughout the fight. However, Lubin could plant his best in round six, which took down Rosario and ultimately brought the win for ‘The Hammer’.
Although Jeison Rosario appeared promising in the first few rounds, he couldn’t capitalize tio the opportunity. The 26-year-old fell prey to Erickson Lubin’s combinations and had to quit in the ring. While Lubin scored two back-to-back knockdowns in round six, the referee intervened and waved off the contest.
Tick, tick, BOOM Sledgehammer on full display.@EricksonHammerL KOs Rosario in Round 6 in this WBC Super Welterweight title eliminator.
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— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) June 27, 2021
Hence, Erickson Lubin is now the mandatory challenger to Jermell Charlo’s WBC strap. That said, it opens up the door f0r another intriguing re-match in the high-profile super-welterweight division. Here’s how the fight went tonight.
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Erickson Lubin vs Jeison Rosario- What a War
Both the boxers appeared composed in the first round and seemed eager to understand the other’s game plan. However, violence took over in round two as Lubin and Rosario traded hard shots. While the 22-rounds headliner could have seen the action arrive later, Rosario and Lubin didn’t shy away from intensifying the battle.
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As round three ended, Lubin could wobble Jeison Rosario. However, a perfect time-out helped Rosario continue for the next three rounds. Jeison Rosario even returned stronger in round four to take control of the fight. He outworked Lubin on several occasions and advanced himself in the scoreboard.
However, ‘The Hammer’ made a few adjustments to get back his flow. He unveiled another lopsided show and hit his rival with bad intentions. While Jeison Rosario could surpass round five, Lubin’s hard-hots didn’t let him cross round six. Following two knockdowns, Jeison Rosario had to depart with the third loss of his pro career.
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