Erickson Lubin is ready to chuck knuckles with Jeison Rosario
On June 26, Erickson “The Hammer” Lubin (23-1, 16 KO’s) will be putting a great deal on the line. At the current moment, he is ranked #1 (WBC), giving him a direct and clear avenue to a world title shot. Even better, WBA Super, IBF and WBC world super welterweight champion Jermell Charlo will be facing WBO 154-pound champion Brian Castano for undisputed status on July 17. Therefore, so long as he maintains his current place in line, Lubin could theoretically be challenging for undisputed sometime this year or definitely next.
OPEN THE CAGE DOOR!
Yet, that is if and only if he can maintain that crucial #1 WBC ranking. This is precisely where Jeison “Banana” Rosario (20-2-1, 14 KO’s) hopes to shatter all those hopes and dreams. The Dominican was briefly a world champion before having his titles violently snatched away at the hands of Jermell Charlo. The younger twin brutishly cast Rosario out of the league of champions by way of a bizarre convulsing eighth round knockout.
Now, Rosario is more than happy to rough up and dispatch Lubin to rejoin that exclusive club. The Hammer is well aware and mindful of this, but generally unconcerned. When speaking with various members of the media, Lubin displayed little more than an urgent yearning to hop in the ring as soon as possible.
“I mean we work on everything, it’s not just one thing we are working. We want to go out there and just be our best. You know, everything is clicking on all cylinders right now. I feel like I’m ready to fight! I been ready to fight weeks ago, so I think everything is going to show on Saturday night.”
“I’ve seen enough, not even with the Charlo fight but I’ve seen enough with southpaws that he’s fought, other guys he’s fought. So, I know what to do, I know what to do on Saturday night, for sure!”
THE IDEAL PLANS
Like any fighter worth their boxing gloves would, Lubin is shooting for the victory however it may come. At the same time though, if he had his way, The Hammer would secure his win and please the gladiator fans with a thrilling knockout. Regardless of who wins, or how, 3kingsboxing will be there to report the news.
“I’m a winner, I’m a competitor! I come out there I want to give the fans a show, and I also want to be my best and go out there with no scratches on my face but still out with the W, and more so a stoppage or knockout.”
By: Bakari Simpson