Twins Jermell and Jermall Charlo headline a card packed with 5 earth title fights on Saturday, with WBC tremendous welterweight champ Jermell having on WBA and IBF titleholder Jeison Rosario in a unification bout.
The matchup is Jermell Charlo’s 1st considering that he won the WBC belt with a knockout of Tony Harrison in December.
“Saturday night is heading to be my background-making efficiency,” mentioned Jermell, who provides a document of 33-1 with seventeen knockouts into the bout.
“This is anything that I have generally desired and that I have generally skilled for.
“I’ve put in the tough get the job done for each individual struggle I have ever experienced, and this is what it is all been for.”
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It is only the next struggle in the division with three earth titles at stake, and the 1st for Rosario considering that he stopped American Julian Williams in the fifth round in January to declare his two belts.
“This is heading to be a war,” vowed Dominican Rosario. “I’m a warrior, and I’m heading to discover a way to acquire. Which is the only factor on my head.
“There’s no space in my head for the risk of not successful.”
Rosario, twenty-1-1 with 14 knockouts, mentioned teaching camp experienced been “great” regardless of the coronavirus pandemic that brought boxing, along with the relaxation of the sports earth, to a halt previously this yr.
Sunday’s fights will be held without the need of spectators at the Mohegan Sunshine Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Unbeaten Jermall Charlo, 30- with 22 knockouts, defends his WBC middleweight title in opposition to Ukraine’s Sergiy Derevyanchenko.
Derevyanchenko, 13-2 with 10 knockouts, mentioned he’s well prepared to give the American “his hardest test” at middleweight.
“The eco-friendly color of the WBC belt satisfies me,” Derevyanchenko mentioned. “I want that eco-friendly belt.”
Derevyanchenko has come up brief in two prior title bids, which includes a disputed choice defeat to Gennadiy Golovkin in a bruising IBF clash at Madison Sq. Yard in Oct of 2019.
Derevyanchko insisted that defeat, and his loss to Daniel Jacobs experienced made him a more durable fighter.
“I’m heading to put tension on him from the starting. I’m heading to use my legs, my jab and mixtures to get the acquire,” he mentioned, introducing that the struggle was a prospect to “take my vocation to the future stage.”
In other title fights on the card, Brandon Figueroa puts his WBA “regular” tremendous bantamweight title on the line in opposition to Damien Vazquez.
Figueroa, twenty- with 1 drawn and fifteen knockouts is coming off a split choice draw with Julio Ceja in November.
Vazquez provides a document of fifteen-1-1 with 8 knockouts to the bout. WBO bantamweight earth winner John Riel Casimero of the Philippines faces Duke Micah of Ghana, and Luis Nery and Aaron Alameda clash in a struggle of unbeaten Mexicans for the vacant WBC tremendous bantamweight crown.