Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Julian Williams To Open Up Lara-Hurd Showtime Tripleheader

By Ryan Burton

Last week super welterweight contender Nathaniel Gallimore was in San Antonio to watch his fellow Journeyman Management teammate Sergey Lipinets face Mikey Garcia in a main event on Showtime.  Lipinets came up short in the fight but put on a gritty performance in the unanimous decision loss.

BoxingScene.com has been advised that Gallimore (20-1-1) will return to the ring on April 7th against Julian "J Rock" Williams (24-1-1). 

The fight will likely open up a Showtime televised tripleheader that will be headlined by the 154 pound unification bout pitting WBA/IBO champion Erislandy Lara against IBF champion Jarett Hurd.

julian-williams (2)_2

In the co-feature bout, IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Truax will face James DeGale in a rematch of their December fight that Truax won by majority decision in a major upset.  The fight card will take place at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas.

Gallimore was in action 4 times in 2017, stopping all 4 of his opponents. In his last bout, in November of last year, he knocked out veteran Esau Herrera of Mexico City in the opening round of a stay-busy fight at the WinneVegas Casino and Resort in Sloan, Iowa. He dropped Herrera with an overhand right to the head and the referee counted Herrera out at 50 seconds of the first. Gallimore has now won his last seven bouts, all by knockout.

Williams fought twice, defeating Ishe Smith and and Joshua Conley to bounce back from his December, 2016 stoppage loss against Jermall Charlo.

The card will be televised live on Showtime (10 pm ET/7 pm PT) from Hard Rock's The Joint.

Tickets for the show, which is promoted by TGB Promotions and Mayweather Promotions, will go on sale Friday, March 16 and be available by visiting AXS.com or the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas Box Office.

Send questions or comments to [email protected] You can follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The D3vil on 03-19-2018

[QUOTE=MasterPlan;18574583]Is that you Breadman lol.[/QUOTE] Lmao, nope, but he probably was thinking the same thing.

Comment by MasterPlan on 03-15-2018

[QUOTE=The D3vil;18573931]This a good fight. I admit I slept on Gallimore until the DeLoach fight, but I'm kinda rooting for J-Rock to get it together, because in all honesty, I don't didn't like the way that Charlo fight went. I'm…

Comment by qwickm3 on 03-15-2018

Gallimore will stop J Rock. This will be the fight that puts Gallimore into title contention. He is a problem

Comment by slimPickings on 03-15-2018

If JRock cannot get past Gallimore and do it in style, he needs to rethink his career options.

Comment by SkillspayBills on 03-14-2018

Gallimore beat one of my favorite young fighters in Justin Deloach so he is good. This is a great test for both, winner gets himself in line for a shot at the belt.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (28)
Top Headlines Photos: Miguel Berchelt, Jonathan Barros - Ready for Mexico War Munguia-Smith, Machado-Mensah Finalized For July 21, HBO Pacquiao Continues To Reject Talk of Matthysse Event Issues BoxNation, Lou DiBella Reach Deal To Air 'Broadway Boxing' Cards Mickey Bey Erupts Over Parting of Ways With Floyd Mayweather Muhammad Ali Book Brings New Insight To Legendary Career Dana White Takes a Swipe at "Very Oversensitive" Eddie Hearn Joe Cordina is Pumped To Face Sean Dodd For Vacant Belt Alfonso Lopez, Raphael Igbowke Return at Humble Civic Center Martin Murray Lashes Out, Shoves Roberto Garcia at Weigh-In Oscar Valdez: I Want Unify Titles With Leo Santa Cruz Parker's Trainer Leans To Deontay Wilder To Beat Joshua Spence: People Will Want to See Thurman Fight Once He Comes Back Tommy Coyle Keen On Facing Lewis Ritson After U.S. Debut BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week - June 22 Jazza Dickens-Martin Ward Set For July 27 At Rainton Meadows Isaac Zarate, Ramiro Robles Ready To Collide at The Doubletree Hearn: If Whyte Wins Big, The Joshua Rematch Has Huge Potential Terence Crawford on Errol Spence: There Can Only Be One King! Hammer: Shields Looking Past Gabriels, Toward Our Fight Next Ellis vs. Mosquera Tops Golden Boy on ESPN Card in Cancun Sanchez: Golovkin Did Not Care About Money, He Wanted Respect! Ramirez Blasts Out Dejan Zlaticanin in Huge Two Round Upset Marquez Sues Christopher Diaz For Breach of Contract Martin Murray: Canelo Cheated, GGG Rematch Should Not Be On Photos: Christopher Diaz, Jose Pedraza Press Conference Junior Fa Headlines His First Show in New Zealand Claressa Shields: Hanna Gabriels Will Be Toughest Opponent De La Hoya: Couldn't Let Canelo, GGG Do What Me & Trinidad Did David Benavidez vs. Anthony Dirrell Deal is Reached Photos: Miguel Berchelt, Jonathan Barros - Go Face To Face Photos: Claressa Shields, Hanna Gabriels - Ready For War DiBella Expects Big Things To Come From Dejan Zlaticanin Paddy Gallagher Suffers Broken Jaw, Corcoran FIght is Off Michael Conlan Expected To Get Tested By Dos Santos Kownacki-Martin Probable for Garcia-Porter Card August 25 Taylor Feels Like ‘King Kong,’ Can’t Be Beaten Before Home Fans Jose Ramirez: O'Connor is Tough, Can Take Some Punches Parker Says Joshua Wasn't The Hardest Puncher He Has Faced Spence Would Fight Thurman Before Facing Garcia-Porter Winner
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement