Last Wednesday, undefeated super middleweight Badou Jack "The Ripper" (10-0, 8 KOs) continued his march up the professional ranks with a solid six-round unanimous decision (scores of 60-54, 59-55 and 58-56) over Tennessee's Grover Young (6-6-1, 3 KOs).
Fighting on the undercard of the sold-out Broadway Boxing event at BB Kings Blues Club & Grill in Midtown Manhattan, the 28-year-old prospect showed off his fearsome body attack and a strong array of punches during a rare opportunity to go the distance.
To his credit, Young hung tough, absorbing the fearsome blows of Jack, the former Olympian and six-time Swedish National Champion.
"The six opponents to beat Grover Young have only one loss combined. We knew he was going to push Badou a little harder than his previous opponents and we're very happy with the results. Badou kept to the gameplan and showed off the terrific skills he can rely on when he has to," said Jack's co-promoter, L...