Despite being stopped for the first time in his career back in October, the former 154-pound world champion says he's got another championship run in him.
All three 154-pound world champions prevailed on a night where the division's best put on an exciting show in Brooklyn, New York.
WBA champion Erislandy Lara meets 2012 Olympian Terrell Gausha, WBC champ Jermell Charlo takes on top contender Erickson Lubin and IBF titleholder Jarrett Hurd faces former champion Austin Trout tonight on a Showtime title tripleheader at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
Six of the world's top 154-pound boxers are ready to pay homage to their division's deep history, while trying to strengthen their own legacies Saturday night during a title tripleheader in Brooklyn, NY.
With his twin brother’s victory and first world championship safely in the bank, Jermall Charlo entered the ring Saturday night determined to make history in his title defense against Austin Trout: With a win, he and Jermell Charlo would hold 154-pound titles concurrently, becoming the first boxing twins to do so.
By any measure, Austin Trout’s three biggest fights came in succession against Miguel Cotto, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara. Trout defeated Cotto, but lost the next two, along with his 154-pound world championship.