As part of the last week’s boxing evening in Washington (USA), American Jaron Ennis (30-0, 27 KOs) went the full 12-round distance for the first time in his career and failed to extend a series of 19 early victories in a row, “only “By points on points against Ukrainian Karen Chukhadzhyan (21-2, 11 KOs) in a duel for the vacant title of the “interim” IBF welterweight world champion (up to 66.7 kg).
In addition to the new experience, Jaron found another positive moment in what had happened.
“Perhaps now all these boys will stop avoiding me and agree to fight,” he said.
Jaron Ennis: Hats off to Choukhadjian
Further, the thought of the son and ward was continued by coach / father Derek Ennis:
“Everyone is so used to seeing him knock everyone out that now they’re probably going to say, ‘Oh, he should have knocked this guy out, but he couldn’t. Now we will go against him.”
Report from vRINGe: Ennis-Chukhadjian: He doesn’t bark, he bites!