Erickson Lubin-Sebastian Fondura Preview | BoxingInsider.com

Posted on 04/09/2022

By: Sean Crose

On the floor of issues, it seems to be like David and Goliath. Junior welterweight Erickson Lubin stands at just below 5’10 – frequent for the 154 pound weight realm. His opponent this Saturday evening at Virgin Motels in Las Vegas, nonetheless, stands practically 6’6. That’s proper, the 18-0-1 Sebastian Fondura stands practically a foot taller than the 24-1 Lubin. In reality, Fondura is extra the peak of a heavyweight than a junior middleweight. Nonetheless, there’s rather a lot on the road for every man this weekend as they battle earlier than Showtime cameras.

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Lubin has an ideal report save for a single loss to Jermell Charlo which he suffered within the first spherical of their 2017 bout. Since that point, nonetheless, the Orlando native has gone on to win six in a row. All of this makes Saturday’s bout with Fondura important for Lubin’s profession. Ought to he win, the fighter often known as the Hammer will put himself into the title combine.

As for Fondura, it is a big alternative for him to show that he too is able to face the likes of Charlo, Brian Castano and others. Fondura’s final combat was a UD win over Sergio Garcia in December, whereas Lubin was final seen knocking out Jeison Rosario in 6 final June. The Lubin-Fondura battle can be for the WBC interim tremendous welterweight title.

Tony Harrison can even be on the cardboard because the 28-3-1 junior middleweight takes on the 33-1 Sergio Garcia in a scheduled 10 rounder. The final time Harrison entered the ring was practically a yr in the past, when he battled Bryan Perrella to a draw. Garcia’s final combat was a UD loss on the gloved palms of Fondura final December. His combat with Harrison this weekend can be for the WBC silver tremendous welterweight title.

Lastly, Saturday’s televised card will kick off with the 14-0 Kevin Salgado taking over the aforementioned Perrella in a scheduled 10 spherical junior middleweight affair. The 24 yr outdated Salgado is trying to proceed along with his profitable methods whereas the 17-3-1 Perrella is hoping to impress after combating Harrison to a draw. Salgado’s final combat was a UD win over Ricardo Cernas again in October.

The Erickson Lubin-Sebastian Fondura card can be aired stay on Showtime Saturday beginning at 10 PM japanese time.

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