Jared Anderson Stops Miljan Rovcanin In 2nd Round
By way of Sam Volz: Heavyweight prospect Jared Anderson took care of industrial final Saturday night time, combating Miljan Rovcanin (24-3, 16 KOs) in the second round with a difficult right kind hand in their scheduled 8 round bout on ESPN at the Onerous Rock Hotel & On line on line casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Anderson enthusiastic about throwing jabs and left hooks to the body of Rovcanin in the second round, which softened him up for the massive right kind hand that Jared dropped him at the end of the gathering.
It perceived to a couple of like Rovcanin will have gotten up after being knocked on his backside by way of Anderson, alternatively he appeared unwilling to try and rise up to resume preventing. It was a excellent right kind hand from Anderson, alternatively now not a huge shot that you simply see from many heavyweights throughout the division.
Rovcanin had earlier been knocked out throughout the third round by way of non-puncher Agit Kabayel, which was in all probability the reason he was decided on to battle Anderson. The punch resistance wasn’t there for Rovcanin, and that made him the most efficient opponent for Anderson to shine towards.
Without reference to getting an early knockout, the 22-year-old Anderson (12-0, 12 KOs) showed a lot of holes in his sport on coverage, as he was hit such a lot by way of right kind palms from Rovcanin, and that can’t be going down against this level of opposition.
Each and every time Anderson was throwing, he was leaving himself open for right kind palms from the 28-year-old Rovcanin, and he took whole good thing about the position by way of frequently nailing ‘Huge Kid’ with arduous pictures.
Showing frustration, Anderson hit Rovcanin on the damage with an inexpensive shot in the second round and was due to this fact warned by way of the referee. The punch knocked Rovcanin’s mouthpiece out, as he wasn’t expecting it.
Expectantly, we’re now not going to look Anderson resorting to fouling his combatants to comprehend an edge someday, as that’s now not the kind of issue that one wish to see for a heavyweight that Best possible Rank and ESPN are so best on.
“I was very calm. I was very affected particular person. In reality [coach Darrie Riley] was additional apprehensive than I was as usual, despite the fact that,” said Anderson after the battle. “I felt very relaxed, as regards to one of the relaxed I’ve ever been.
“I heard my instructor tell me to switch [to southpaw]. I listened to him as all the time, so that was truly the reason I switched.”
Anderson is reportedly inquisitive about preventing the winner of the Andy Ruiz Jr vs. Luis Ortiz battle on September 4th. That’s a pipe dream on Jared’s section, as he’s NOT ranked inside of the most efficient 15 by way of the WBC, and he has just about no longer anything else to give you the winner or even the loser of that battle.
Best possible Rank isn’t crazy enough to throw a green heavyweight like Anderson in with the well-seasoned professionals like Ruiz or Ortiz on account of no longer anything else superb might from that.
If a lower-level heavyweight like Rovcanin was able to touch Anderson as regularly as he did with right kind hand, you shudder to think what Ruiz and Ortiz would do to him.
Anderson is being hyped for the reason that U.S easiest prospect at heavyweight, alternatively you are able to argue that’s a bunch of baloney. He’s too incorrect to be the most efficient prospect that The united states has gotten.
On the undercard of final night time’s Best possible Rank card, 2020 Olympic silver medalist Richard Torrez Jr (3-0, 3 KOs) gave the impression considerably upper than Jared Anderson, combating Marco Antonio Canedo (4-3, 2 KOs) in merely 44 seconds of the main round.
Torrez dropped Canedo two occasions throughout the round to get a scary-looking knockout. While Torrez Jr is quite small for the heavyweight division at 6’1″, 225 lbs, he’s got the kind of power that you simply like to look for a young prospect.
For Torrez Jr to have any shot at a success a world identify, he’ll need to build up his coverage to be additional like Oleksandr Usyk on account of he’s going to have problems when he starts taking on the higher heavyweights throughout the division.
We spotted what the lanky 6’7″ Uzbek Bakhodir Jalolov did to Torrez Jr throughout the amateurs, knocking him out two occasions with large left-hand pictures. You got to believe that an enormous, rangy heavyweight with a chronic reach will have the ability to do the an identical issue to Torrez Jr throughout the skilled ranks.
Ideally, what Torrez Jr will have to do is switch the entire means right down to bridgerweight and transfer after the identify. There’s no money in that weight class, alternatively it’s one by which Torrez Jr is in a position to a success a belt.