This week in PBC Jabs, host Jordan Hardy recaps an exciting championship doubleheader, chats with Danny Garcia in the lead-up to his 147-pound title unification against Keith Thurman and previews our upcoming fight cards.
Rau’shee Warren made a huge opening statement in his first 118-pound title defense, but it wasn’t enough to deny the unyielding attack of Zhanat Zhakiyanov.
Rau’shee Warren is not known for his power, but whether or not he can stop Zhanat Zhakiyanov might be the deciding factor in their 118-pound title bout.
Boxers by their very nature are impatient folks. Whether it’s landing the big punch, securing the big fight or winning all the world titles, they want it all and they want it now. Rau’shee Warren is a bit of an exception.
Rau’shee Warren has reached the top of the 118-pound division after a long climb, and now he’s getting one of the spoils by making his first title defense close to home.
Back in September, dozens of friends and family members made the trek from Toledo, Ohio, to Reading, Pennsylvania, to watch Robert Easter Jr. claim a vacant 135-pound title with a win over Richard Commey. Easter’s supporters won’t have nearly as far to travel to watch their hometown hero make his first title defense.