Vito Mielnicki Jr
|Vito Mielnicki Jr.|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Reach||69 in (175 cm)|
|Born||May 10, 2002|
Belleville, New Jersey, U.S.
Vito Mielnicki Jr. (born May 10, 2002) is an American professional boxer. As an amateur boxing, Mielnicki was a four time Junior National Golden Gloves champion.
On July 13, 2020, Mielnicki made his professional debut against Tamarcus Smith. Mielnicki won the bout after knocking Smith out with a right hand, just over a minute into the opening round.Mielnicki second bout as a professional was against Caleb Bailey on September 20, 2019. Mielnicki secured victory after knocking his opponent down twice in the first round.
Mielnicki fought against Marklin Bailey on the undercard of Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz II on November 23, 2019. In the fourth round, Mielnicki landed a series of punches which caused Bailey to stumble backwards, causing referee Russell Mora to step in and end the bout.Mielnicki was taken the full distance for the first time in his professional career when he fought against Preston Wilson on January 18, 2020. Mielnicki was dominant throughout the bout and sealed victory after winning every round on each of the three scorecards.
Mielnicki's fifth bout as a professional was on the undercard of Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury II against Corey Champion on February 22, 2020. Towards the end of the opening round, Mielnicki landed a flurry of punches which knocked his opponent down onto the canvas. Champion recovered from the knockdown, but despite this, Mielnicki proceeded to dominate the remainder of the fight and won via wide unanimous decision.On August 8, 2020, Mielnicki fought against Chris Rollins. In the second round, Mielnicki landed a heavy right hand which visibly hurt his opponent. Mielnicki proceeded to land several power shots until a final big right hand shot forced referee, Jerry Cantu, to step in and stop the bout in the second round.
Mielnicki was taken the full fight distance for the third time as a professional when he fought Steven Pulluaim on December 5, 2020. Mielnicki knocked his opponent down in both the first and second round, however, Pulluaim was able to recover from both knockdowns. Despite this, Mielnicki was declared the winner via comfortable unanimous decision.
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- ↑ "Photos: Vito Mielnicki Scores Very Scary Knockout in Pro Debut". boxingscene.com. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
- ↑ "High School Student Mielnicki Scores 1st-Round KO In Pro Debut". boxingscene.com. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
- ↑ "Upset: Mattice beats Dutchover on a cut". fightnews.com. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
- ↑ "Brandun Lee, Vito Mielnicki Produce Quick Knockouts". boxingscene.com. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
- ↑ "Wilder vs Ortiz 2 results: Omar Juarez and Vito Mielnicki Jr win, Marsellos Wilder knocked out". badlefthook.com. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
- ↑ "Vito Mielnicki, High School Senior, Stops Bailey In 2nd Round". boxingscene.com. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
- ↑ "Vito Mielnicki Beats Wilson By Decision On Williams-Rosario Card". boxingscene.com. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
- ↑ "Charles Martin, Emanuel Navarrete score TKO wins in Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury II undercard". espn.co.uk. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
- ↑ "Vito Mielnicki Batters Champion, Wins Decision On Wilder-Fury Card". boxingscene.com. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
- ↑ "Vito Mielnicki Jr. Stops Chris Rollins In Second Round Of FS1 Fight". boxingscene.com. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
- ↑ "Mielnicki Drops Pulluaim Twice, Scores Shutout On Spence-Garcia Undercard". boxingscene.com. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
- ↑ "Sebastian Fundora demolishes Habib Ahmed; Josesito Lopez shines again". espn.co.uk. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
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