Heavyweight banger Trey Lippe Morrison, son of the late Tommy Morrison, goals for an eighteenth straight knockout within the paid ranks this weekend.
The 31-year-old, who hails from Oklahoma, has impressed since making his Showtime debut pre-pandemic. As with many boxers, Trey’s profession stalled throughout lockdowns.
A return in April noticed Jason Bergman taken out in three rounds as Morrison pushed his file to 17-0, with all coming by the use of an early stoppage.
Quick ahead 4 months of stable coaching, and Trey returns on this weekend’s Prime Rank card topped by Joshua Franco vs. Andrew Moloney III.
“MR JBT” Don Haynesworth will probably be within the reverse nook, that means Morrison is a heavy favourite to attain one other huge demolition.
Handler Tony Holden has promised makes an attempt to make up for the misplaced time.
“It’s time for Trey Lippe Morrison. August 14, stay on the Tulsa Exhausting Rock.
“Trey is now 17-0 all wins by KO! We’re presently engaged on Trey to step up in a significant battle shortly.
“Come present your help for Trey when he fights at dwelling on the undercard of this mega ESPN occasion. The primary occasion will characteristic Franco vs. Moloney 3.
“This historic night time may even characteristic Muhammad Ali’s grandson Nico Ali Walsh as he could have his first skilled battle. Name Tulsa Exhausting Rock to get your tickets,” he added.
As a result of his age and the big hole suffered in his progress, time is of the essence for Morrison. Ten-rounders and heavyweight rating factors have to come back quickly.
He has the facility to please the followers, as he’s proven on many events. Additional proof of that can come this Saturday night time.
However as Holden stated, extra distinguished names are important for his improvement. Any variety of ex-ranked contenders could possibly be the order of the day for the again finish of 2021.
Nonetheless uncooked and rugged, Morrison should be thrown in on the deep finish at some stage, identical to his father was earlier than him.
Then we are going to discover out all about these genes that carried over from his gutsy ex-world champion dad.
SATURDAY, August 14, 2021
ESPN, ESPN Deportes & ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
Joshua Franco vs. Andrew Moloney 3, 12 rounds, Franco’s WBA Tremendous Flyweight World Title
Nico Ali Walsh vs. Jordan Weeks, 4 rounds, middleweight
Arnold Barboza Jr. vs. Antonio Moran, ten rounds, Barboza’s WBO Worldwide junior welterweight title
ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT
Joshua Greer Jr. vs. Jason Moloney, ten rounds, vacant WBC Silver bantamweight title
Trey Lippe Morrison vs. Don Haynesworth, six rounds, heavyweight
Karlos Balderas vs. Fidel Cervantes, six rounds, junior light-weight
Genesis Servania vs. Andres Cortes, eight rounds, junior light-weight
Albert Bell vs. Julio Cortez, eight rounds, junior light-weight
Abraham Nova vs. Richard Pumicpic, eight rounds, featherweight
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