Jono Carroll Edges Andy Vince With Majority Decision
September 16, 2021
Jono Carroll fired himself back to winning ways with a majority decision over Andy Vences in the Main Card Of Evander Holyfield Vs Victor Belfort this past weekend at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Carroll 20-2-1 (5 KOs) had to dig down to grind out the victory which should lead him positively towards a title shot. The fight was scored by Judge Fernando Barbosa draw (95-95), while judges Alex Levin and Fred Fluty scored the fight for the southpaw Carroll -97-93, 97-93 .
Carroll added to Vences (23-2-1, 12 KOs), woes as the lost left the California native 1 – 3 In his last four fights. Carroll who landed theost significant punch in the first round, a right hook sure did declare his intent early.
Vinces came back firing in the second round and connected a big right on Carroll, however Carroll took his his work to the body, repeated connecting a his right. Vinces had a big right connected towards the end of the third but Carroll replied with a straight left before the round ended.
Vinces connected took the fight to the body in the fourth round and connected consistently his right hand. Carroll did too with a straight left combination before taunting Vince’s to move forward. This was after Carroll got warned by the referee Burgos for holding the California native behind the head and hitting him repeatedly.
Carroll defended himself better in the fifth round but was caught with a right hand that sure rang a bell in his head and made him reset. He also showboated and kept taunting Vinces to come forward. A right hook to the body and a left combination from Carroll were the major highlights of the sixth.
The ringside physician had to examine Carroll’s eye before the start of the ninth round. However, this didn’t deter Carroll from going ballistic on Vinces, forcing him to retreat. However both entered the tenth round without an assurance of victory.
Carroll kept coming forward and got caught with a right hand in the process and another ring hand with 10 seconds to go in the round.