Jared Anderson ‘the future of heavyweight division’ and can be America’s No 1 within a 12 months, says Bob Arum | Boxing News

Jared Anderson ‘the future of heavyweight division’ and can be America’s No 1 within a 12 months, says Bob Arum | Boxing News

Jared Anderson can set up himself as America’s high heavyweight in 2022 and will finally take over your entire division, says his promoter Bob Arum.

The prodigious Anderson returns to the ring dwell on Sky Sports within the early hours of Sunday morning aiming to make an influence in opposition to Oleksandr Teslenko.

Asked if Anderson may change Deontay Wilder or Andy Ruiz Jr as America’s most harmful heavyweight within the subsequent 12 months, Top Rank promoter Arum instructed Sky Sports: “I definitely imagine this to be the case.


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Jared Anderson has vowed to demolish heavyweight rivals who doubt that he’s the successor to Tyson Fury.

“This comes from no less an authority than Tyson Fury, with whom Jared was a sparring partner for two Deontay Wilder fights.

“Next 12 months Jared will battle huge names.

“He is a younger man, simply 22, and I imagine him to be the future of the heavyweight division.

“Jared has great skills but also great habits. He is an athlete in the truest sense of the word.”

Anderson helped Fury to beat Wilder
Anderson helped Fury to beat Wilder

Ohio standout Anderson has already rampaged to knockouts in every of his first 10 fights.

WBC heavyweight champion Fury’s father John, after watching Anderson spar along with his son, instructed Sky Sports: “I do believe he can be the next big thing when Tyson is gone.

“But the child is just [22 years old]. He’s acquired a bit to do but.

“He’s the only one who stands out for me. All these other guys? They are all on the same par.”

Jared Anderson
Jared Anderson is undefeated in 10

Anderson was introduced into Fury’s camp when nonetheless a teenager as a sparring associate to emulate Wilder.

“If you can hit me, then you’ve got some speed and technique,” Anderson instructed Sky Sports on the time.

“He knew that if he could hit me, he could definitely hit Wilder.”

He has since constructed an attention grabbing report together with a chic show of ability and energy with a knockout over Kingsley Ibeh.

Anderson has defined to Sky Sports how Fury has personally praised him: “He said: ‘I really believe that you are going to take my spot’. He has definitely told me that a few times.”

Jared Anderson
Jared Anderson is dwell on Sky Sports on Sunday morning

The competitors will ramp up over the subsequent 12 months if Anderson continues his speedy ascent.

He warned future rivals about Fury’s prediction: “They can take heed or they can get run over.

“Listen to what he stated.

“Make your money on other fighters or get run over.”

He stated about his fashion: “My speed and my IQ. Obviously I’m not the tallest guy or the strongest guy.

“With 10oz gloves on? People will see some energy too. But pace and IQ are what stands out essentially the most.”

Sky Sports Boxing schedule

Sunday December 12 – Top Rank in New York
Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Richard Commey
Jared Anderson vs Oleksandr Teslenko
Nico Ali Walsh

Sunday December 18 – Top Rank in Montreal
Artur Beterbiev vs Marcus Browne – IBF and WBC light-heavyweight titles

Saturday January 29 – BOXXER in Cardiff
Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Williams
Claressa Shields vs Ema Kozin – IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight titles

Saturday February 19 – BOXXER in Manchester – Sky Sports Box Office
Amir Khan vs Kell Brook

Saturday February 26 – Top Rank in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-lightweight titles

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