Erickson Lubin Believes A Win Over Sebastian Fundora Will Stamp His World Title Case

Posted on 04/05/2022

By: Hans Themistode

Erickson Lubin has efficiently peeled himself up off the canvas, each figuratively and actually.

With all the boxing world watching, the Florida native would lose in gorgeous style by the hands of Jermell Charlo in October of 2017. Whereas initially embarrassed and acrimonious by the way in which issues performed out, Lubin shifted his focus towards turning his profession round.

Thus far so good, because the now 26-year-old has reeled off six spectacular victories in a row. His seventh, nonetheless, might show to be his most troublesome. On April ninth, on the Virgin Resorts in Las Vegas, Nevada, Lubin will sq. off towards the freakishly tall Sebastian Fundora.

Ought to Lubin safe the victory, he refuses to search for and down the record of present 154-pound contenders for his subsequent opponent. As an alternative, Lubin is of the idea that so long as he takes care of enterprise this Saturday evening, his world title alternative is simple.

“That needs to be subsequent,” stated an animated Lubin on an episode of Morning Kombat. “That needs to be subsequent. I been primary for some time now within the WBC. I believed after the Rosario struggle I might get the winner of Charlo/Castano. Clearly, there’s a draw. I’m not gonna sit there and wait. So yea, I took the struggle with Fundora, Fundora is a superb fighter. He’s ranked quantity two within the WBC. They usually placing the WBC interim strap on the road.”

Charlo, as talked about beforehand by Lubin, is presently occupying his time by making ready himself to face off towards WBO titlist, Brian Castano. The 2 initially shared the ring in July of 2021, with their bout ending in a controversial break up determination draw. With the 2 set to run issues again on Could 14th, Lubin is hoping that by toppling the almost 6’6” Fundora, he’ll be seen because the clear and solely challenger for the winner.

At first look, the enormity of Fundora’s body would appear to pose a perplexing puzzle for Lubin to resolve. Nonetheless, regardless of his towering physique, Lubin believes he’ll haven’t any subject slicing his man right down to measurement, so long as he makes the 154-pound weight restrict.

“I believe this struggle proper right here separates me from the pack. I been doing the champion’s job, I been beating high contender after high contender. They put one other one in entrance of me. I really feel like I can regulate to any model. So long as he go on that scale at 154, we acquired a struggle. It’s actually no drawback for me.”

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