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Mike Jones Decisions Lujan, in Line For IBF Title Shot

By Edward Chaykovsky

Madison Square Garden, New York City - In a final IBF welterweight eliminator, Mike Jones (26-0, 19KOs) won a tough twelve round unanimous decision over a game Sebastian Lujan (38-6-2, 24KOs). The scores were 118-110, 119-109 and 119-109.

Jones is now in position to fight number one contender Randall Bailey for the vacant IBF title.

Right off the bat, Jones' considerable size advantage was clear. He was pushing Lujan around and moving him back to the ropes. Lujan got braver in the fourth, and started taking the fight to Jones. For some reason, Lujan was often coming forward while dropping both hands to his waist.

Lujan was taking punishment in the seventh, yet he continued to come forward and continued to throw punches. Things did not get easy for the next couple of rounds for Jones. Lujan was taking everything Jones threw, and never stopped coming with a high volume of punches being thrown. Jones had a good defense and blocked most of Lujan's shots. Jones wanted a knockout victory. With Lujan being able to take his shots, Jones used his superior boxing skills to win the rounds.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by EdMon917 on 12-05-2011

I remember seeing him give Pinzon a nasty ass KO body shot in like 2009. It is going to be nice to see him become a world champion.

Comment by 915angel on 12-05-2011

jones is over-rated i rated him to highly after that fight he loss'es to the elite of the division

Comment by BoxingGenius27 on 12-04-2011

I haven't been impressed with Jones. I think he should work on his legs more if he wants to increase his power. I think he definitely lacks in this department.

Comment by Ringlife on 12-04-2011

Mike Jones fought really good last night it was good to see him in the undercard.

Comment by -Lowkey- on 12-04-2011

[QUOTE=Bloody$Nate$;11510735]Jones would whoop Brooks ass get the fukk outta here. Jones is legit. Good win. Im hoping for Ortiz, Berto or Bradley Hopefully after he can impress against Bailey.[/QUOTE] He’s not legit he looked terribly unimpressive weak jab, little power,…

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