Undefeated heavyweight contender and former Michigan State linebacker Seth "Mayhem" Mitchell (25-0-1, 19 KOs) continued his gradual rise up the heavyweight hierarchy with an exciting third-round TKO victory over Philadelphia's Chazz "The Gentleman" Witherspoon on Saturday night. Fighting on the televised HBO undercard of Chad Dawson's win over Bernard Hopkins, Mitchell and Witherspoon gave the Atlantic City fans a reason to be excited about heavyweight boxing again.
After being rocked in the first round, Mitchell made a quick turnaround and dominated the fight from the second round until he put Witherspoon away with a thundering right hand in the third.
Mitchell took some time to talk to The Boxing Tribune about a few critical moments in the fight, his on-the-job education, and where he ranks himself among the heavyweight contenders.
Boxing Tribune: Hey, Seth. How's everything going?
Seth Mitchell: Everything's going well. I'm just maxi...