Boots Ennis Stops Sergey Lipinets in Six
Welterweight Jaron “Boots” Ennis (27-0, 25 KOs) of Philadelphia scored a sixth-round knockout win over former world champion Sergey Lipinets (16-2-1, 12 KOs) in the main event on Saturday night’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
An uppercut floored Lipinets sending him to the canvas in the fourth round. A series of combinations did it as the referee stopped the fight at 2:11 of round sixth.
In the co-feature, welterweights Eimantas Stanionis (13-0, 9 KOs) beat former world title challenger Thomas Dulorme (25-5-1, 16 KOs) via unanimous decision in a WBA Welterweight Title Eliminator. It was the most difficult fight of the Lithuanian's career as Dulorme took him past the ninth round for the first time. The three ringside judges scored the fight 115-113, 116-112 and 117-111.
Opening up the Showtime telecast, IBF Junior Bantamweight World Champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas (31-1-2, 22 KOs) successfully defended his title for the ninth time with a unanimous decision victory over Jonathan Rodríguez (21-2, 16 KOs) in an action-packed 12-round bout.