Maryland native says time is now to take on fellow titleholders Erislandy Lara and Jermell Charlo after stopping former champ Austin Trout back in October.
Here’s a list of some of PBC's top rising stars. Boxers on this list are on a hot streak, like a slugger in baseball on a hitting streak or a running back in football who keeps posting 100-yard rushing games. They’re not ranked in any particular order. We’ll leave that to you—the reader.
On October 14th, five world champions retained their thrones, live on Fox and Showtime. Jordan Hardy recaps all the thrilling fight action from the night, plus we go another round of PBC Trivia!
There could be plenty of drama inside and outside of the ring if 154-pound champions Erislandy Lara, Jermell Charlo and Jarrett Hurd decide to unify.
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.