Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Jason Quigley Puts Away Fernando Marin in Three Rounds

Jason Quigley continues his winning ways under new guidance.

The 28-year old California-based Irishman made quick work of Mexico’s Fernando Marin, scoring a third round knockout in their middleweight heat Thursday evening at The OC Hangar in Costa Mesa, California.

A knockdown in round three brought an immediate halt to the one-sided contest.

Quigley was aggressive yet poised in the opening round, firing off combinations and catching Marin with clean power shots. The pacing of the round allowed Quigley to establish his dominance while forcing Marin out of whatever game plan he had in store heading into the evening as a heavy underdog.

Action picked up considerably in round two, with Quigley finding Marin an all-too inviting target. The Irish middleweight connected on 49 of 74 punches in the round, landing a frightening 75% of his power shots in the round (41 of 55). To his credit, Marin absorbed the incoming and—at least to that point—never came close to hitting the deck, although his leaky defense was never a path for a long night at the office.

jason-quigley_4

The high output in the round left Quigley breathing hard in his corner in between rounds, though his heart rate calmed by the soothing approach of head trainer and former middleweight champion Andy Lee.

Quigley closed the show in round three, continuing to serve as the aggressor while Marin chased without purpose. A clean combination upstairs was punctuated with a right hand which caught Marin directly on the right orbital bone, prompting the Mexican to clutch his eye and collapsing to the canvas in a heap.

Referee Jerry Cantu immediately waved off the contest at 1:47 of round three.

The win is Quigley’s second in a row following a shocking knockout loss to Tureano Johnson last July.

“Working with Andy is great, I’m progressing with each fight,” Quigley (18-1, 14KOs) told DAZN’s Jessica Rosales after scoring his second straight win, in which he enjoyed a massive 85-6 advantage in punch connects. “It’s the first fight I really enjoyed my performance in a long time. I made a lot of sacrifices; I made a lot of changes. My career was in limbo for a little bit, with injuries and different things, moving camps and moving trainers.

“Tonight showed I did the best thing possible for me and it’s starting to show.”

With each fight, a little more doubt is removed as Quigley literally punches his way back into contention. So much that he felt confident in doing something he’s never done before in his career—call out a divisional rival.

This one comes with a little extra motivation.

“I’ve never called anyone out in my life. I never said anything like that before, but Jaime Munguia beat a fellow Irishman,” noted Quigley of the former junior middleweight titlist who stopped Ireland’s Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan in his middleweight debut earlier this month. “He beat a fellow Irishman of mine in Dennis Hogan as well (last April).

“I’m not one to call these lads out but I want to be a world champion.” 

The bout aired live on DAZN.

Jake Donovan is a senior writer for BoxingScene.com. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by MinuteMaid5 on 01-24-2020

Just saw this on Pluto TV but I missed it.

Comment by famicommander on 01-23-2020

What a joke of a card this was. I missed 3 reruns of Married With Children for this.

Comment by BigZ44 on 01-23-2020

I'd like to see Quigley against Ramon Alvarez or Omar Chavez, that's the level that I think he's on. Doesn't have much defense or top level power, but he throws and lands big punches, just needs slightly higher level fighters…

Comment by BigZ44 on 01-23-2020

Fight stopped in the 3rd as Marin tumbles backwards slowly after a big right, he got the **** kicked out of him

Comment by YoungManRumble on 01-23-2020

Hope he didnt get a detached retina or something nasty

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (26)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Plant: We're Gonna Get To Canelo, He's Got Fights Left On His Contract Wilder: If Fury Takes The Fight To Me, It's Gonna Be A Short Night! Sauerland: I Can See Feigenbutz Faring Better At Middleweight Terri Harper Wants More, Aims To Unify The Entire Division News: Mike Hilton, Jackson England, Ultimate Boxxer, More Jayson Velez Reflects: I Beat Arboleda, The Public Knows It Fury: I'll Show My Power - I'll Make Deontay Wilder Quit! Mayweather: I'm Athlete of The Decade - NOT LeBron James Wilder-Fury Rematch: What We've Been Waiting For Warren: Knockdowns Give Fury Psychological Edge Over Wilder Spike O'Sullivan Anticipates 154 Title Eliminator on Canelo Card Adrian Montoya Takes Down Juan Torres in Two Rounds Cameron Krael Stuns Ravshan Hudaynazarov By Split Nod Haye: Fury Taking Big Gamble With Decision To Change Trainer Dulay Furious With Loss: I Boxed The Hell Out Of Magdaleno Mike Tyson: Fury Getting Up Was Like Rocky, Made Me a Fan Caleb Plant Not Keen On Short-Notice Fight Versus Canelo Perrella on TKO Loss: I Won Every Round - It's Like Chavez-Taylor Rau'Shee Warren: Felt Good To Be Back, I Want To Return in May Abel Ramos Stops Perrella With 1 Second Left in Fight Dubois: Joe Joyce Will Retire, This Will Be His Last Career Fight! Caleb Plant: I Want David Benavidez, I'm Tired of Waiting! Ryan Garcia: I Look Like A F--kin' Beast At 21 Years Old! Caleb Plant Batters, Dominates Feigenbutz in TKO Win Jordan Gill Back, Has Return Set For March 28 In London Dorticos Expects a "Classic" Battle With Mairis Briedis in Riga News: Kash Ali, Alex Dilmaghani, Brad Foster, Chamberlain, More Mike Tyson Reacts To Wilder's Prediction of Beating Him Kell Brook: I'd Be 100% in Errol Spence Rematch - I'd Beat Him Benavidez Warns Plant: Easy To Look Good Against a Bum! Elwin Soto Destroys Javier Rendon in The First Round Hearn: Pressure on Joshua To KO Pulev - They Will Trade Punches Caleb Plant Beats Down Overmatched Feigenbutz, TKO in Ten Caleb Plant vs. Vincent Feigenbutz - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Abel Ramos Scores Dramatic Stoppage of Bryant Perrella Diego Magadeleno Drops, Shocks Austin Dulay For Decision Win Plant: Not Here To Be Nice To Feigenbutz, Here To Knock Him Out Rau'Shee Warren Returns, Decisions Gilberto Mendoza Over Ten Ramos: Perrella's Trash Talk Is As Basic As The Way He Fights Feigenbutz: I Will KO Plant For My Nashville Fans Since He Doesn't Have Any Of His Own
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement