Veteran heavyweight upset prospect, Trout and Escandon wins


The NAC, Newton, Pennsylvania, USA. As part of the show, American super lightweight (up to 63.5 kg)
Shinard Bunch (19-1-1, 16 KOs) snatched a difficult victory from the former challenger, who had turned into a journeyman and had already promised to hang gloves on a nail, age compatriot Henry Lundy (31-12-1, 14 KOs).

The fight went the whole distance, the judges gave the victory to the favorite: 95-93, 97-91 and 98-90.

Bunch UD 10.

As part of the show, an unbeaten local heavyweight (over 90.7 kg)
Norman Neely (13-1, 8 KOs) suffered an early defeat in the opening round from the most experienced 41-year-old compatriot Rydell Booker (27-7-1, 14 KOs).

41-year-old US journeyman heavyweight Rydell Booker just vanquished an unbeaten but unheralded Norman Neely in the first round

— Mark Ortega (@MarkEOrtega) December 10, 2022

Booker TKO 1.

Interestingly, the veteran fought his previous fight quite recently December 22 – lost in an 8-round fight.

Hidalgo, Texas, USA. In the main fight of the show, the local ex-champion Austin Trout (36-5-1, 18 KOs) passed the Mexican in the first middleweight (up to 69.9 kg)
Jose Sanchez (20-3-1, 12 KOs).

The fight went all the way. The judges unanimously gave all the rounds to Trout, who immediately after the verdict for some reason challenged the WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo, whom he lost on points in 2016.

Trout UD 8.

Interestingly, Trout recently announced his transition to fisticuffs – signed a contract With Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC).

Also, the ex-interim champion in several versions of the featherweight (up to 57.2 kg) from Colombia, Oscar Escandon (27-6, 18 KO) performed as part of the show – he dropped, but did not prematurely
Angel Tames (7-4, 6 KOs) from Mexico.

The score of the judges: twice 59-54 and 60-53.

Escandon UD 6.

In August last year he lost by horrendous knockoutsince then he has not entered the ring.