Already holding an eye-catching record of knockouts, heavyweight prospect Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller makes his next appearance in the boxing ring on May 15 at the Millenium Theater in Brighton Beach.
The 25 year-old has strung together eight straight stoppages from his eight wins, with one solitary draw on deductions sandwiched between, and now meets Vincent Thompson on the Dmitriy Salita promoted bill.
Miller is confident of improving his record with yet another victory on his home patch in New York and has high hopes for the future ahead of what will be his tenth professional contest.
“I am looking forward to my fight as I want to push on and make 20 knockouts from 20 wins by the end of the year,” Miller told World Boxing News.
“I need to keep winning as I just want to be the new face of New York and when they talk about boxing in the Big Apple the first thing I want them to think of is ‘Big Baby’ Miller.”
Being known as a KO king is something Miller is beginning to thrive on, as he explained to WBN, although the added pressure to give the fans another stoppage doesn’t weigh heavy on his mind at all.
“Power is what I have, but I don’t want to look for it every time. If it comes it comes,” said Miller.
“The guy I am fighting is tough and he is always in shape. He may be a bit smaller than I am, but he will still fall as you can’t stop greatness!
“My time is coming. I just need to build these wins and gain the experience and hopefiully one day I can get a fight with someone like Wladimir Klitschko. I will get my shot and mash anyone in my way until I do. The heavyweights today are not mentally tough. I am a young guy with an old soul, like a Marvin Hagler or a (Mike) Tyson. I just want to hit something and I have skills, footwork and an awesome jab.
“These guys today are not built like me, plus I am the best-looking heavyweight out there. I will have an acting career after my fighting is done, but these other guys look like they belong in the third instalment of Monsters Inc,” he joked.
Heavy-handed Miller shares the bill with cruiserweight Steve Bujaj and former world light-middleweight champion Sechew Powell, with tickets available from dsalita.com.
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