Jared Anderson to face new opponent Charles Williams, July 1


Jared Anderson (proper) takes it to veteran Jerry Forrest throughout their temporary combat on Dec. 10, 2022. Picture by Mikey Williams/High Rank Inc by way of Getty Pictures

Jared Anderson will face a brand new opponent for his hometown combat on July 1.

Anderson will now reportedly face former titleholder Charles Martin. BoxingScene’s Keith Idec was the primary to interrupt the story.

The ten-round bout will happen on the Huntington Heart, in Toledo, Ohio, and can air dwell on ESPN (10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT).

Anderson was initially scheduled to face Zhan Kossobutskiy of Kazakhstan, however Kossobutskiy (19-0, 18 knockouts) needed to withdraw from the combat after reportedly dealing with difficulties securing a visa, stopping him from coming into america.

Martin might be a major step up in opposition for Anderson. The 37-year-old is a former IBF heavyweight titlist and has confronted higher opposition all through his profession than Kossobutskiy.

In his most up-to-date bout, on September 4, Martin (29-3-1, 26 KOs), who’s initially from St. Louis, Missouri, and now resides in Carson, California, knocked out Devin Vargas within the fourth spherical. In his earlier combat, on January 1 of final yr, Martin engaged in an all-out conflict with heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz, accumulating 4 knockdowns between the 2 earlier than Ortiz gained by stoppage within the sixth spherical.

A supply instructed The Ring, Monday, that Martin was initially scheduled to face unbeaten prospect Gurgen Hovhannisyan within the opening bout of the Errol Spence Jr.-Terence Crawford pay-per-view telecast on July 29.

Anderson (14-0, 14 KOs) stopped George Arias after the third spherical of his most up-to-date bout on April 8. In his earlier combat, Anderson stopped fringe contender Jerry Forrest within the second spherical.

The 23-year-old additionally has second-round wins over Vladimir Tereshkin and Oleksandr Teslenko.

Within the co-feature, which can even air dwell on ESPN, unbeaten heavyweights Arslanbek Makhmudov (16-0, 15 KOs), of Montreal, Canada, will sq. off in opposition to Nigeria’s Raphael Akpejiori (15-0, 14 KOs) in a 10-round bout.



Francisco A. Salazar has written for The Ring since October 2013 and has coated boxing in Southern California and overseas since 2000. Francisco additionally covers boxing for the Ventura County (California) Star newspaper. He might be reached at [email protected]. It’s also possible to observe Francisco on Twitter @FSalazarBoxing.



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