The struggles for Baltimore middleweight Jeremy "The Truth" Trussell continue as he was stopped in the second round Tuesday night against Fred Jenkins, Jr. of Philadelphia, PA at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.
According to noted boxing writer Jack Obermayer, Jenkins nailed Trussell with a body shot in the first round then dropped him with a left hook. In the second, Jenkins punished Trussell against the ropes where Trussell fell again. Trussell beat the count but he was in no condition to continue. The bout was stopped at 2:52 of the second.
Trussell is now winless in his last three contests and his record is 8-2-1, six KO's. Jenkins is now 8-1, three KO's.