By Scott Christ
Ronald Ellis and Junior Younan headline a ShoBox tripleheader.
Tonight at 10 pm ET on Showtime, ShoBox: The New Generation returns with a tripleheader from Sloan, Iowa, headlined by super middleweights Ronald Ellis and Junior Younan fighting for the vacant USBA belt.
Ellis (14-0-1, 10 KO) and Younan (13-0, 9 KO) should provide some action in that main event. Both can punch and are hungry fighters on the rise. Ellis’ only blemish was a draw against Jerry Odom in February 2016, which aired on ShoBox. Younan is looking for an early knockout.
Ellis-Younan is set for 10 rounds.
In the co-feature, lightweights Thomas Mattice (10-0, 8 KO) and Rolando Chinea (15-1-1, 6 KO) will square off in an eight-round bout. Chinea has won five straight since a 2015 loss, including ShoBox wins over O’Shaquie Foster and Kenneth Sims Jr. Mattice is stepping up in competition.
The opener is another eight-round bout, in the junior welterweight division. Montana Love (8-0, 4 KO) is stepping up off the untelevised undercard, replacing Wellington Romero against Sam Teah (12-1-1, 5 KO), another fighter who’s been featured on this series in the past.
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