The Naval Academy boxer's passion for pugilism carried into his lawmaking days as McCain worked tirelessly to help pass The Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act, pushed for the pardoning of heavyweight champion Jack Johnson and participated in a recent Cleveland Clinic brain trauma study.
Jermell Charlo came to the ring Saturday night at STAPLES Center wearing a lion head, and left the ring with another good name on his ledger.
Despite a four-fight stoppage streak, WBC 154-pound champion Jermell Charlo says he's in 'dog shape' and ready to go the full 12 rounds if necessary when he faces former titleholder Austin Trout tomorrow night in Los Angeles.
Former super welterweight titleholder confident he will regain 154-pound belt Saturday night when he faces Jermell Charlo on Showtime.
PBC fighters may be stars inside the ring, but they all agree that when it comes to declaring who the true champions are—it's the women who raised them.
Houston-based Jermell Charlo, who now lives in LA, makes the third defense of his WBC title against former world champion Austin Trout in a Showtime-televised title doubleheader in his own backyard at the Staples Center.
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.