Jaron Ennis Hits Harder Than Errol Spence Jr. – Says Chris Van Heerden

January 21, 2021 4:17 pm

Jaron Ennis is one top-graded rising talents of boxing, competing in the welterweight division. At 23, he already has substantial achievements in his name and is showing no signs of stopping. ‘Boots’ has developed an unbeatable style of boxing under his father’s wings, who is also his trainer.

Recently, his father, Bozy Ennis, was in a chat with Fight Hype, wherein he put some spotlight on his son’s last fight and what his opponent, Chris van Heerden, said to him.

Heerden said to his father, “The kid right there he’s a hell of a fighter, he’s going to be a hell of a fighter man!’ He hit harder than Spence.(Errol Spence Jr.)

Jaron Ennis and Chris van Heerden fought in December 2020, where the bout was called off after a massive headbutt. Although the fight didn’t complete a single round, Ennis stayed on top by dominating the South-African.

Post the fight, Heerden approached Ennis’ father and trainer and shared his notions on his son. Bozy Ennis got stunned when Heerden compared ‘Boots’ power to that of the welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr.

His father added that Heerden went to Ennis and said, “I was trying to get you, take you in the deep waters and all that, but you hit harder than Spence man.”

Though the fight didn’t end up the way ‘Boots’ wanted, his father was still content with Heerden’s remarks on his son.

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Jaron Ennis – a fighter to watch out for

The 23-year-old debuted in 2016 and in just 4 years as a professional, ‘Boots’ has accrued a mighty 26 wins with 0 losses. He is a staunch 147-pounder who has maintained an active run in the division. Last year, he fought twice and crushed both his opponents by T/KO.

Moreover, he’s firm on his roadway to win the ultimate gold. A couple of more wins can put him in contention for the title. Needless to say, with his current skill sets and work ethics, he’ll be one of the most debatable fighters in the future.

Who would you like to see Jaron Ennis fight next?


Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

Prathamesh Singh Chauhan joined Essentially Sports in November 2020. He works as a full-time author for Boxing. Prior to this job, Prathamesh worked with the Broadcast giant, Star Sports in its marketing department and was responsible for the execution of campaigns across different sporting properties. He shares a keen interest in Combat Sports. Conor McGregor and Jon Jones, top his favorite athletes' list.

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