Miami, FL, USA (November 4, 2023) -In a questionable heavyweight clash on Saturday night at Casino Miami Jai Alai in Miami, Florida, WBA #13 ranked heavyweight Jonathan Guidry (20-1-2, 12 KOs) delivered a sensational knockout victory. His opponent, the previously unbeaten and unproven Jesus Escalera (19-1, 19 KOs), was left stunned by Guidry's dominant performance.
The fight started with an air of anticipation as both fighters entered the ring with impressive records, making this showdown a must-watch for boxing fans. Despite the odds, Guidry had his sights set on a statement victory, and he did not disappoint.
In the opening rounds, Guidry showed remarkable skill and technique, asserting his dominance early on. His aggressive yet calculated approach allowed him to dictate the pace of the fight.
The turning point came in the second round when Guidry connected with a thunderous right hand to the head of Escalera. The impact of the punch left Escalera no choice but to sink to a knee. As the referee began the count, it became evident that Guidry's power and precision had overwhelmed his opponent.
The official time of the knockout was just two minutes into the second round, marking a decisive victory for Jonathan Guidry.
Jesus Escalera, at 43 years old, had impressively compiled an unbeaten professional record over the last eleven months. However, Guidry's performance brought that streak to a sudden halt.
Guidry's victory catapults him further up the heavyweight rankings, solidifying his position as a fringe force in the division.
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