WBA #3, WBC #11 welterweight contender Jamal James (24-1, 11 KOs) returned to action in his hometown with an impressive second round KO over Mahonry Montes (35-8-1, 24 KOs) on Friday night at the Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A body shot put Montes down for the count. Time was 2:58.
“I feel like I’m ready for the elite welterweights and tonight proved it again,” said James. “I’m going to keep working hard and taking down anyone they put in front of me. It’s time for me to make my mark in the division.”
In the co-feature, former middleweight title challenger Willie Monroe Jr. (23-3, 6 KOs) schooled late sub Javier Maciel (33-7, 23 KOs) over ten uneventful rounds. Scores were 100-90, 100-90, 99-91. Continue reading “James annihilates Montes in two”