That’s admirable but could also hold him back. If it works, then he’s a genius. PBC holds managerial rights to a majority of the elite welterweight talent. Ennis needs to continue winning and picking off gradually more prominent names along the way. He doesn’t just win. [12] Ennis had a further seven fights in 2017, winning all seven by stoppage; Eduardo Flores in May;[13] Wilfredo Acuña[14] and Robert Hill in June;[15] Ricardo Cano in August;[16] Lionel Jiménez in September;[17] Ayi Bruce in October;[18] and George Sosa in December. They’re probably not looking to give Ennis a shot because he’s high risk, low reward. The welterweight division is one of the deepest in boxing. As an amateur, he won a silver and gold medal at the U.S. National Golden Gloves Championships in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Ennis is doing things his way. #EnnisAbreu, — SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) September 20, 2020. Jaron Ennis - Top Prospect (Highlights / Knockouts) - YouTube Ennis (25-0, 23 KO) has had his development stalled just a bit with promotional issues outside of the ring, but is now active and looking to make his mark quickly at 147 pounds. He lacks notable opposition. Abreu, for his part, fully respects the younger man’s abilties and potential, but also believes his veteran savvy will play a role in the fight. He possesses fast hands, switches between orthodox and southpaw, packs power in both hands, and lets his hands go. Ennis feels he’s ready for a title shot right now. [7] Ennis went the distance for the first time in September, defeating Eddie Diaz by unanimous decision (UD) in a scheduled four-round bout. Ennis certainly has confidence in his boxing abilities. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. “Tough” is the word that best describes Abreu, and Ennis beat the machismo out of Abreu until his balance was shot and standing became a difficult task. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. He blasted out Juan Carlos Abreu in six rounds via TKO. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. ", "PHILLY BOXING HISTORY - May 14, 2016 - Ennis Scores Second Straight KO", "Jaron Ennis defeats Elvin Perez: Results from Philadelphia", "Jaron Ennis Dominates James Winchester For Decision Win", "Hank Lundy Aims For World Title Shot Before Year's End", "JARON "BOOTS" ENNIS STOPS ROBERT HILL FOR THIRTEENTH VICTORY", "Jaron Ennis and Brandun Lee both win ⋆ Boxing News 24", "News: Holyfield, Jaron Ennis, Brandun Lee, Adam Daranyi, More", "Jaron Ennis, Adam Daranyi Pick Up Knockout Wins in Virginia", "Jaron 'Boots' Ennis fights in Philly this Friday night",, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 September 2020, at 10:39. “I don’t know much about my opponent, but not too many guys have been able to withstand my power and I don’t expect this to be any different. Ennis checks every box on the list of desirable attributes for a boxer. The business of boxing sees promoters grow boxers and carefully handpick their fights to guide them to a title with the path of least resistance. At 23, the sky seems to be the limit for Ennis, who has wowed veteran boxing people and fans alike with his performances and obvious skills. He doesn’t do it maliciously, but Ennis is just that good that he’s outclassing opponents to a high degree. Abreu isn’t an elite boxer, but he brought power and durability to the table. After his performance on Saturday, Sept. 19, Jaron Ennis looks like a top-five contender. During a recent press conference, Ennis stated that he doesn’t intend to sign a longterm contract with a promoter. Ennis is confident his power will be unlike the power Abreu has seen to date. Juan Carlos Abreu made it clear Thursday that nothing about boxing Jaron Ennis concerned him. Based on what he did to Abreu, he’s undoubtedly going to make many new fans. Perhaps the new KO of the Year leader led to some big reactions from fighters on social media. [10], He began 2017 with a first-round KO victory over Elvin Perez in January,[11] followed by the second decision win of his career; a UD against James Winchester in March. After Saturday night, I’ll probably get a title eliminator, and then sometime in 2021, I’ll be world champion.”. [2], Ennis made his professional debut on April 30, 2016, defeating Cory Muldrew via first-round knockout (KO) at the Dixie Center in St. George, Utah. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. “Jaron Ennis is a great contender with good boxing IQ, speed and decent power, but this is not my first rodeo,” said Abreu.