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Jermall Charlo Vacates IBF Junior Middleweight World Title

by on Feb.17, 2017, under Boxing News

After Going Undefeated At 154 Pounds, Charlo Moves To 160 pounds In Search of Bigger Challenges And World Title In Tough Middleweight Division

Jermall Charlo (photo courtesy of Boxrec.com)

Jermall Charlo (photo courtesy of Boxrec.com)

 

HOUSTON, TEXAS, February 16, 2017 — Undefeated champion Jermall Charlo relinquished the IBF junior middleweight title this afternoon in order to pursue bigger challenges and another world championship in the middleweight division.

Charlo, 26, who lives and trains in Houston, has a sterling record of 25-0 with 19 KOs. He won the title with a TKO victory over Cornelius Bundrage on Sept. 12, 2015, and successfully defended it three times, defeating Wilky Campfort, former 154-pound champion Austin Trout and top contender Julian Williams. Charlo leaves the division after an impressive KO victory over Williams at the Galen Center on the USC campus in Los Angeles on Dec. 10, 2016. (continue reading…)

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Jermall Charlo Heads the 2015 Houston Boxing Awards

by on Dec.21, 2015, under Boxing News

By Karl Hegman

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Fighter Of The Year: Jermall Charlo

HOUSTON, TX — No question about it. The young hitter from The Bayou City wrecked Cornelius Bundrage in September to capture the IBF Super Welterweight Title and join the hearlded ranks of World Champions hailing from Houston.

He made his first defense by clobbering Wilky Camfort in four rounds in Dallas and seems to have the right tools for a long and successful career. I would like to see him more active however, as he boxed less than a combined 17 rounds throughout all of 2015. (continue reading…)

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Jermall Charlo Houston Fighter of the Month for November

by on Dec.05, 2015, under Boxing News

By Karl Hegman

Photo Courtesy of Premier Boxing Champions

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IBF World Super Welterweight Champion Jermall Charlo’s 4th Round TKO victory over challenger Wilky Campfort earned him top honors for the Thanksgiving month in the Bayou City.

The Champion improved his ring ledger to 23 – 0 with 18 knockouts coming by way of the Sominex route with the win on the PBC series that was televised by NBC. (continue reading…)

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‘Royal Battle: Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander’ Talk About Training Camp & Holiday Season

by on Dec.08, 2014, under Boxing News

Quadruple Header Shown Live on SHOWTIME®

 

Amir Khan, Devon Alexander, Keith Thurman

Amir Khan, Devon Alexander, Keith Thurman

 

LAS VEGAS, NV,  December 8, 2014 — With the holiday season upon us, fighters preparing to participate in the stacked Dec. 13 event taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, take a break from training to discuss their progress in camp and what they are most grateful for during this festive season.

The following answers offer some insight into the fighters’ training camp regiments. (continue reading…)

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Keith Thurman Makes Julio Diaz Quit After 3 High Action Rounds

by on Apr.28, 2014, under Boxing News

Report by Christopher Morgan 

Photos by Armando Cabrera

 

Keith Thurman (right) and Julio Diaz size each other up.

Keith Thurman (right) and Julio Diaz size each other up.

 

CARSON, CA, April, 26, 2014 — Keith Thurman lived up to his nickname of “One Time” with a blistering 3 round performance that left Julio Diaz unable to continue due to a Rib injury after 3 rounds of rapid give and take boxing. The crowd at the Stubhub center in Carson California were disappointed in the brevity of the main event but there was solace in the fact that the co-main event was arguably the Fight of the year to date and will be difficult to top for the rest.

The first round begins with Keith Thurman (22 – 0, 20 Kos) coming out and initiating a glove touch with Julio Diaz (40 -9, 29 Kos) which seems slightly peculiar as Thurman had made bold comments about knocking Julio’s head off in the lead up to the fight.  Thurman jabs three times then misses with a hook off the jab throwing it just a little too wide. Julio Diaz misses a right hand lead and gets caught with a hard hook from Thurman that rocks him back against the ropes, another hook lands from Thurman making Diaz legs do a little dance uncontrollably coming off the floor.  Near rounds end Thurman feints Diaz out of position then backpedals with Diaz in pursuit landing a series of hooks to Diaz body in the process. (continue reading…)

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