Sebastian Fundora Ecstatic Over Erickson Lubin Win: “He Actually Introduced His Hammer However I Determined To Carry My Drill”

Posted on 04/10/2022

By: Hans Themistode

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Sebastian Fundora has typically been the topic of criticism. Standing at practically 6’6”, the 24-year-old towers over most heavyweights, not to mention junior middleweights, the load class during which he presently competes in.

Though Fundora may use his freakishly tall body to maintain his opponents at bay, he seldom does so. As an alternative, the Florida native typically crouches down, buries his head into the chest of his opponents, and engages in a firefight.

Whereas his bemusing sport plan has led to a spotless document by way of 19 profession fights, many had been of the idea that his stand and bang method would play proper into the fingers of Erickson Lubin. The 2 waged an all-out battle final evening on the Virgin Inns in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Recognized for his moniker, “The Hammer”, Lubin did his finest to assault on the skin earlier than touchdown pernicious pictures upstairs. Nonetheless, even with Lubin knocking Fundora down for the primary time in his profession, the newly topped WBC interim titlist peeled himself up off the deck within the seventh spherical to register a ninth-round stoppage victory on the evening.

Usually stoic following victory, Fundora took the time to pat himself on the again for a job effectively executed.

“I believe this was in all probability my finest efficiency ever,” stated Fundora. “It was a back-and-forth battle. He actually introduced his hammer however I made a decision to deliver my drill.”

Because the opening bell sounded, Lubin appeared assured as he stood in his southpaw stance. He related on a number of clean jabs that snapped the top again of Fundora. Along with his upstairs assault, Lubin additionally employed a heavy physique assault. Nonetheless, no matter Lubin’s success and regardless of Fundora tasting the canvas for the primary time in his profession, the extremely ranked 154 pound contender had Lubin precisely the place he needed him.

Following a sluggish begin within the first, Fundora related on an uppercut pretty early within the second spherical. The drive of the blow despatched Lubin crashing down in consequence.

With Fundora touchdown his cash punch, the big contender knew that it was only a matter of time till he acquired Lubin out of there.

“The uppercut was touchdown like no different. The uppercut is my fortunate punch. I’m right here in Vegas, so I really feel somewhat fortunate, and that’s my fortunate punch. It lands more often than not with all people. Southpaw. Proper hand. It doesn’t matter. As soon as I discover that, I really feel just like the job’s executed.”

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