But Colombian veteran Escandon has other plans for their Saturday night PBC on FS1 co-feature, setting his sights on a big victory that could set him up for another 126-pound title shot.
Former title challenger Oscar Escandon clashes with unbeaten 126-pound contender Tugstsogt Nyambayar in co-main event on FS1 & FOX Deportes-televised card from Beau Rivage Resort and Casino.
Former World Champion Ishe Smith Clashes With Top 154-Pound Contender Julian "J-Rock'' Williams Nov. 18 in Las Vegas
Lionell Thompson duels Earl Newman in a 175-pound co-feature and unbeaten 126-pound prospects Tugstsogt Nyambayar and Xavier Martinez meet up on the Bounce TV card.
Jarrett Hurd’s first world title fight started with a whimper. Thankfully for him, it ended with a bang.
Sergey Lipinets wanted to be the first man to knock out Walter Castillo, and the 27-year-old Kazakhstan native delivered Friday night in a breakout performance.
The Sergey Lipinets train that’s been on a fast track to a world title opportunity is about to get rolling again.