02/12/2021

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Australian Brock Jarvis has mounted a breathtaking comeback to score a fifth-spherical TKO earn over Alejandro Frias in his American boxing debut.

The 23-yr-outdated, who is experienced by Jeff Fenech, set his 19- file (17 knockouts) on the line in what was his initial fight given that signing with promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom.

It was a big chance for Jarvis to impress on a world wide stage and it appeared on the brink of unravelling in the second spherical.

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Frias went on the attack with a several large counter shots which sent Jarvis, who was an unbackable favorite, reeling into the ropes.

“Jarvis up versus the ropes… this is a catastrophe for the Australian,” Todd Grisham mentioned in commentary.

“He’s obtained to get out of there. What an upset this would be. Jarvis has never been in this form of difficulty before. This is incredible. They didn’t even list odds for this fight in Las Vegas.”

Former WBC gentle middleweight winner Sergio Mora commented that Frias nearly appeared stunned at the reality he was so close to finishing Jarvis in the second.

“Frias was essentially shocked he was nearly able to knock Jarvis out,” he mentioned in commentary.

“He is on the brink of halting him in this article.”

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Jarvis was able to very last the spherical and went on to gain control of the fight before cornering Frias with a flurry of punches, prompting referee Ed Collantes to connect with a stoppage.

It may possibly have not been what all people expected but Mora mentioned that will essentially do the job in the youthful Australian’s favour relocating ahead.

“You can see Jeff Fenech going to Alejandro’s corner and congratulating him because this is going to make Brock Jarvis a superior fighter,” he mentioned.

“He now knows what it’s like to be hurt. He’s the one particular who experienced to endure tonight.”

Two-bodyweight planet winner Jessica McCaskill agreed, branding Jarvis the “hero” of the night time.

“He’s the hero tonight because he obtained by way of that second spherical, showed people today he could shake it off and endure and that is what you want in a new, up-and-coming fighter,” she mentioned.

Fox Athletics boxing reporter Ben Damon spoke to Fenech after the fight, who mentioned he desires Jarvis to remain in the US and fight on the Teofimo Lopez-George Kambosos Jr. undercard.

He included that if Matchroom dictate a rematch for Frias, “Fenech/Jarvis are joyful to do it”.

Speaking after the fight, Jarvis identified as it an “unbelievable experience” as he looks to construct towards a planet championship shot.

“I’ve obtained a lot to do the job on and I’ll just continue to keep operating on it,” he mentioned.

“He caught me with some big shots but in times like that you have obtained to dig deep and exhibit what your built of.

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“I hung in there and I held operating to get the earn. I came in this article to earn and earn at all expenditures, a little bit of adversity is not going to quit me.

“It’s an unbelievable experience, I just can’t thank Eddie Hearn and Matchroom plenty of for giving me this chance, it’s unbelievable.

“It didn’t transpire the way that I preferred it to transpire but that is boxing. I have just gotta continue to keep operating tricky and go tricky for my desires.

“He’s a hard man and I knew that going into the fight. I was expecting a tricky fight and he gave me that.”