Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Undercard Predictions: Junior Younan vs. Jeyson Minda

Published 04/13/2021, 2:00 PM EDT


This Saturday, Jake Paul and Ben Askren will take each other on in a high-voltage boxing contest. The pair will fight each other out in a dynamic main event on April 17. But the entire fight card boasts some of the most delightful matchups spread across different weight classes that look as sublime as Paul vs Askren bout. One such fight on the undercard is a super-middleweight contest between Junior Younan and Jeyson Minda.

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Here, the undefeated Younan will make his first ring appearance after two years. He last fought in 2019 against Derrick Findley in a light heavyweight contest and secured an enigmatic, unanimous decision win.

But right after this fight, Younan went out of action and has developed considerable ring rust. ‘Sugar Boy’ debuted in 2013 and enjoyed a brilliant career until going out of action.

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He has an immaculate track record of 15 wins, and he only wishes to improve with his return fight against Minda on April 17.

Moving ahead, Younan’s contemporary, Jeyson Minda hasn’t quite enjoyed a gratifying boxing stint as of now. He’ll move into this fight with 3 back-to-back losses to his name. With a track record of 14-4-1, ‘Verdugo’ will look forward to getting his career back on track.

That said, this fight is interesting for obvious reasons, as both the fighters are desperate to roll out a show for the fans.

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Junior Younan vs Jeyson Minda – fight preview

The undefeated Younan will unquestionably be a favorite in this fight. He is an aggressor who holds some crushing knockout power to vanquish his opponents. Also, even if the fight goes for full-fledged rounds, then ‘Sugar Boy’ won’t really have a problem.

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On the flip side, Minda is known for being unable to cut the distance and land his shots on his fellow opponents. This lets the other ones capitalize on his weakness.

Moving into this fight, Younan will look to expose Minda on the akin juncture and give him another rugged outing. That said, we’re going with the favorite Junior Younan to win this battle.

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Prediction: Junior Younan wins via decision

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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