VIDEO: Boxer’s Head Bounces Off the Ropes After a Vicious Knockout

Published 10/23/2021, 11:21 PM EDT


The boxing fans were left in shock at the Shakur Stevenson vs Jamel Herring event when they saw a vicious knockout in Antoine Cobb’s fight with Jerrion Campbell. In this fight, Cobb made his pro boxing debut against a slightly experienced Campbell. This was a 4-round super-lightweight contest between the pair and the duo was keen to make the most out of this outing.

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The fight began well for the debutant Antoine Cobb. He was super-aggressive from the first bell itself and wanted to show Campbell his electrifying knockout power.

As a result, Cobb moved ahead with his strikes, and in round 1 itself, he got a huge opening. Campbell made a mistake while he came ahead to attack Cobb. As the debutant saw that his opponent’s guard was off, he counter-attacked with a blistering right hand.

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As soon as Campbell got hit with this vicious right hand, he fell on the ropes and his head bounced on them. After this devastating blow, Campbell didn’t seem fine for a while. Hence, the referee ended the fight.

In his very first fight itself, Cobb secured a cracking win and garnered immense attention. He showed what he is made of.

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After his showing tonight, Cobb has proved that he has a bright future ahead in the super-lightweight roster, as well as in the sport of boxing.

Will this violent knockout be a highlight in Antoine Cobb’s career?

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Antoine Cobb couldn’t have asked for a better start to his professional career. The young star executed his game plans in the finest possible way, and he didn’t have to dig in deep for a win.

That said, this fight will undoubtedly go down as a highlight in Cobb’s career for obvious reasons.

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It will be interesting to see how Cobb shapes up his career in the pro-boxing vertical from hereon. For now, he can enjoy his charismatic win.

What do you make of the above video and Cobb’s debut win?

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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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