The Charlo brothers — Jermall and Jermell — have become the first twins to hold world titles in the same division simultaneously. And they might just be getting started.
Jermell and Jermall Charlo made history on Saturday night by becoming the first twin brothers to hold world titles at the same time in the same weight class.
The only 154-pound world title not up for grabs in Las Vegas this weekend belongs to Liam Smith, who was happy to assess the forthcoming action.
The three title fights consist of Erislandy Lara vs. Vanes Martirosyan; Jermall Charlo vs. Austin Trout; and Jermell Charlo facing John Jackson on Showtime.
Showtime is close to finalizing a deal for Jermall Charlo to face Austin Trout and Erislandy Lara taking on Vanes Martirosyan May 21 in Houston.
Showtime is in talks to air a broadcast with Jermall Charlo’s live title defense against Austin Trout with a replay of Deontay Wilder vs. Alexander Povetkin in Russia.
Ronnie Shields has his hands full as he trains both Jermall Charlo and Erislandy Lara, who may face Vanes Martirosyan again in Jr. middle title fights.
In his latest ‘Travelin’ Man’ journal, Lee Groves counts punches for a Showtime card featuring Avtandtil Khurtsidze-Antoine Douglas.
If junior middleweight contender Julian Williams gets past Marcello Matano tonight, he’ll earn a shot at Jermall Charlo’s IBF 154-pound title.
Jermall Charlo dropped veteran Cornelius Bundrage three times en route to a third-round stoppage on Saturday in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
Peter Quillin headlines a Sept. 12 PBC on NBC against Michael Zerafa in Connecticut. The Cornelius Bundrage-Jermall Charlo 154-pound title bout is the co-feature.