Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Ergashev Knocks Out Estrella With Body Shot In First Round

Shohjahon Ergashev barely needed 90 seconds to get rid of Adrian Estrella on Friday night.

The hard-hitting junior welterweight prospect nailed Estrella with a devastating body shot that left Estrella writhing in pain on the canvas. His hard left to Estrella’s midsection sent the temporarily paralyzed fighter to his side.

shojahon-ergashev

Estrella held his side and squirmed on the canvas, but he couldn’t even attempt to beat referee Paul Parry’s count. Parry waved an end to their scheduled 10-round fight just one minute and 32 seconds into it.

The left-handed Ergashev beat on his chest and demonstratively celebrated after their fight was stopped at WinnaVegas Casino & Resort in Sloan, Iowa. Uzbekistan’s Ergashev, 28, improved to 18-0 and produced his 16th knockout in a fight Showtime aired as part of a “ShoBox: The New Generation” tripleheader.

His first-round knockout defeat marked the third time in Estrella’s 34-fight, 10-year career that the native Mexican lost inside the distance. Estrella, of Fort Worth, Texas, is 1-4 in his past five fights and 29-5 overall, including 24 knockouts.

Keith Idec is a senior writer/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing. 

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by MDPopescu on 01-18-2020

...this Uzbek dude can go at 154 even tomorrow...

Comment by Bronx2245 on 01-18-2020

Ergashev vs. Baranchyk! Great co-main for Barrios vs. Akhmedov 2! Let's Go! 140 is on fire! Subriel Matias, Let's Go...[B]AVANZA![/B] Eff Pandas, how'd you like that? Salute to Kronk's!

Comment by MulaKO on 01-18-2020

[QUOTE=_Rexy_;20331440][/QUOTE] Think he watches much boxing 🥊 🥊 🥊

Comment by _Rexy_ on 01-18-2020

[QUOTE=PredatorStyle;20331319]Was a dive, stupid one. Looked like a premiership footballer.[/QUOTE]

Comment by PredatorStyle on 01-17-2020

Was a dive, stupid one. Looked like a premiership footballer.

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (5)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Marc Castro Inks Promotional Pact With Eddie Hearn Joshua's Trainer: Unfication With Tyson Fury Has To Happen! Apti Davtaev vs. Lucas Browne on Showtime, Otto Wallin Injured Referee on Deontay Wilder: I Was Close To Stopping The Fight Wilder: Bleeding From Ear Didn't Affect Me At All; No Eardrum Damage Vergil Ortiz Jr. Ready To Graduate To Contender Level Versus Vargas Wilder: By Third Round, My Legs Was Fully Gone; Surprised I Went That Long Weekend Rout Beat The Necessity Out of Fury-Wilder Rivalry Terri Harper's Manager Talks Unification Victory, Future Plans Coldwell Confident Leigh Wood Will Bounce Back After Defeat Hearn is More Than Ready To Make Kell Brook vs. Liam Smith Roach: Wilder Took a Beating, Right Hand Stayed Home That Night News: Cletus Seldin Update, Romero Duno, James Bacon, More Breland Was Looking Out For Deontay Wilder's Best Interests Wilder: Wearing Heavy Outfit 'Something That I'll Never Do Again' Xander Zayas Putting in Work For Debut in Puerto Rico Roy Jones: Fury is Not All-Time Great, Wilder's Record is Lacking First Boxers To Qualify For Olympics To Be Decided on Wednesday Vergil Ortiz, Samuel Vargas - Face To Face at LA Presser Fury-Wilder II Prelims Average 1.42 Million Viewers Across ESPN, Fox Sports Platforms Warren: Fury is #1 Heavyweight, Joshua is Spoiled Goods News: Evan Holyfield, Clarkson, Pitters-Richards, Angel Chavez Canelo Expects To Finalize Foe Shortly, Not Certain on GGG Trilogy Fury's Promoter Disappointed if Wilder Exercises Trilogy Clause Whyte: Fury "Stopped" Wilder, I Would Have Knocked Him Out! Umar Salamov Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank Froch: Tyson Fury Rematch is Dangerous For Deontay Wilder Warren: Fury Would Be Massive Odds-On Favorite Over Joshua Khan: No Reason For Fury-Wilder 3 - But It Would Still Sell Fury: Wilder Was Definitely An Improved Fighter In Rematch Wilder: Fury Fought As Dirty As Possible, But Bayless Let Him Get Away With It Bill Haney: Devin Can't Get Fights At 135; Going To 140 For Mikey Garcia Jessie Vargas on Facing Mikey Garcia: It's My Time To Shine! Marcel Braithwaite To Return From Defeat, March 14 In Liverpool Hearn: Whyte Could Be Mandatory To Fury-Joshua Winner Fury's Father: Joshua Frightened, Will Retire Before Facing Tyson Jessie Vargas Grinds Hard For Mikey Garcia Clash Fury vs. Joshua is The Next Mega-Event: Taking a Look Back Amir Khan: Tyson Fury is #1 Heavyweight, Would Beat Joshua Berinchik, Bursak, Beselia, Mitrofanov Win in Kiev
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement