Bam Bam on track for national title

Aubrey ‘Bam Bam’ Morrow was back in action November 15 in Tacoma, Washington to earn a third round TKO victory over Cameron Rivera.

Aubrey ‘Bam Bam’ Morrow puts opponent Cameron Rivera down in his latest fight

Aubrey ‘Bam Bam’ Morrow puts opponent Cameron Rivera down in his latest fight

Aubrey ‘Bam Bam’ Morrow was back in action November 15 in Tacoma, Washington to earn a third round TKO victory over Cameron Rivera.

Known as a big puncher, Rivera was unbeaten heading into this fight. It was Morrow, however, that showed the power behind his punches as he knocked Rivera down once in the second round and then finished him off with three knockdowns in the third.

Morrow, who sees his record move to seven wins, one loss and two draws, moves one step closer to earning a shot at the Canadian Super Middleweight title.

It’s something that Bam Bam and his coach Rich LeStage had in their sights as Morrow stepped back in to the ring for the first time in four years this past July.

“It was a great fight, went the way we wanted it to,” LeStage said. “Training went fantastic, we worked really hard and were expecting a really tough fight. Aubrey is in excellent shape and he worked very hard heading in to this fight.”

It was a fight that Morrow was ready for as he’s gearing up towards a potential run at the title. LeStage figures that he is still “a couple of fights away” from stepping in and challenging for the title, but he’s excited about tuning up for his next bout.

“We’ve had lots of offers after this fight,” LeStage said. “The phone’s been ringing off the hook and Aubrey is in the driver’s seat. We’re going to be able to pick and choose where we’ll fight. We’ve had some offers in Vegas, a couple offers back down in Washington. At this point we’re just letting the offers come in and see what suits us the best.”

Morrow currently sits as the fourth ranked super middleweight boxer in Canada and will be looking to improve upon both his record and ranking.

With his sights firmly set on earning a fight for the title, it could turn out to be a bout that, if all the cards are in place, could take place near home.

“It would be nice if it all came together and could happen in Nanaimo,” LeStage said. “We’re hoping that there’s going to be another event after the successful fight night at the Port Theatre earlier in July.”

“Of course, we don’t know what the future holds, but wouldn’t that be something, Aubrey fighting for the title so close to home.”

All in all, it was an impressive victory for Morrow who put it all together and showed what he had in a bout that looked as though it could go either way for either fighter before the opening bell.

Now it’s time to enjoy the win and before long, Morrow will be back training for his next bout on the road to the Canadian Super Middleweight title.