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.
After scoring the biggest win of his career Saturday night over long-reigning 154-pound champion Erislandy Lara, Jarrett Hurd ready to get right back in the ring for another title unification against WBC titleholder Jermell Charlo.
Jermall and Jermell Charlo deal with a medical condition called edema—where excess fluid fills their bodies after fights, leaving them feeling bloated and in need of a wardrobe change.
Unprecedented lineup features 10 marquee events stacked with 12 world champions and 12 title fights over the first six months of 2018.
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.
WBC 154-pound world champion Jermell Charlo not only made two strong statements to fellow fighters in his division in 2017—but he put the whole sport on notice that he is a fighter to be reckoned with.