Jermell Charlo vowed that he would have a breakthrough performance in his first 154-pound title defense, and he backed up that promise with a devastating knockout of Charles Hatley.
Jermell Charlo is an overwhelming favorite to defend his 154-pound world title for the first time against Charles Hatley, but the champ isn’t necessarily a betting man.
This week in PBC Jabs, host Jordan Hardy spotlights Saturday night’s fight card on Showtime, previews heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s appearance on the season finale of MTV’s “Wild ’N Out” and rewinds one year to a punishing knockout by 147-pound title challenger Errol Spence Jr.
For athletes, timing often determines who succeeds and who fails. This applies to all forms of athletic competition—boxing included. And in the 154-pound division, this might be the worst time to step in the ring with world champion Jermell Charlo.
This week in PBC Jabs, host Jordan Hardy checks in with 154-pound world champion Jermell Charlo as he prepares for his April 22 title defense against Charles Hatley, and previews our special Sunday night PBC on FS1 card featuring Josesito Lopez vs Saul Corral.