NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Jayson Scott is a fighter based out of North Platte, who is 7-0 in his fighting career, coming off a 6-2 decision win in the St. Paddy's Beatdown at the D&N Event Center in March.
Jayson Scott prepares for his fight against Anthony Farfan in Indiana on Saturday May 25 (Credit: Patrick Johnstone/KNOP-TV)
Scott is the second-ranked amateur flyweight fighter in the Midwest, according to Tapology, and will be fighting in Michigan City, Ind. on Saturday May 25.
"I'm feeling really good. I had a really good fight camp, so I'm feeling ready, and I've done everything that I've needed to do," Scott said, "I haven't stopped training. Pretty much been in fight camp after fight camp. So, after that fight, just kept at it, at the gym every day. I learned a few different stuff to do off my back when I have their back, just a few little things tweaked that I think is going to help a lot."
Scott will fight Anthony Farfan, an Illinois-based fighter with a 6-1 career record. Farfan is the fifth-ranked Midwest flyweight fighter.
"He's aggressive, he doesn't take very many steps back. I'm going to try to use my technique, play smart, see how it goes," Scott said of Farfan.
The fight will be at the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City, and is being put on by Hoosier Fight Club. The card starts at 7 p.m. central time, and Scott and Farfan are the third to last fight on the card.
"Don't panic, don't shut down, if I get hit, try to recover, just try to win each round," Scott said when asked what he thought the keys to victory would be.
The fight will be the first time Scott is fighting outside of Nebraska. "I'm just super excited, ready to go, ready to show what I can do," he said.
There will be a pay-per-view for the fight, and it can be purchased at https://www.fite.tv/watch/hoosier-fight-club-39/2owfi/