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“King” Gabriel Rosado (26-13-1, 14 KOs) reacts after his spectacular one-punch knockout victory over Bektemir Melikuziev (7-1, 6 KOs). After suffering a knockdown, Rosado landed a fight-finishing right hand at 1:21 of the third round.

“I knew I would have to dig deep,” said Rosado. “I had more experience than he, but he’s very strong and throws heavy shots. I was trying to time him, but he caught me with the body shot. He didn’t drop me, but I took a knee to recover. And then I got the win.”

“King” Gabriel Rosado (26-13-1, 14 KOs) reacts after his spectacular one-punch knockout victory over Bektemir Melikuziev (7-1, 6 KOs). After suffering a knockdown, Rosado landed a fight-finishing right hand at…
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Donaire-Casimero unification clash Aug 14

It was announced on Saturday night’s Charlo-Montiel telecast that yet another huge summer unification fight has been added to Showtime’s summer lineup. On Saturday, August 14, WBO bantamweight world champion John Riel Casimero will face the WBC bantamweight world champion Nonito Donaire in a 118-pound unification fight.

Casimero was previously scheduled to face two-division world champion Guillermo Rigondeaux.

It was announced on Saturday night’s Charlo-Montiel telecast that yet another huge summer unification fight has been added to Showtime’s summer lineup. On Saturday, August 14, WBO bantamweight world champion…
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Carrasco dropped but decisions Combi in Argentina

The 10 round lightweight main event Saturday night saw Juan Javier Carrasco (10-1, 6 KOs) of Argentina unanimously decision countryman Daniel Alejandro Combi (8-4, 1 KO) in Argentina. Carrasco started out strong but was dropped by Combi in round 2. Carrasco was not deterred by the knockdown and fought aggressively the rest of the night even blooding the nose of Combi. The official scores were 98-91, 98-92, and 97-92 all in favor to Carrasco who won the vacant International Boxing Federation Latino lightweight title. Continue reading “Carrasco dropped but decisions Combi in Argentina”

The 10 round lightweight main event Saturday night saw Juan Javier Carrasco (10-1, 6 KOs) of Argentina unanimously decision countryman Daniel Alejandro Combi (8-4, 1 KO) in Argentina. Carrasco started…
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Solano decisions Calero in Nicaragua

WRAM Boxing (William Ramirez) and Nica Boxing (Pablo Osuna) continued their run of monthly events Saturday night at the Nuevo Gymasio Nicarao in Managua, Nicaragua. The bantamweight main event saw local favorite Marvin Solano (24-6, 8 KOs) defeat countryman Harry Calero (6-13-2, 1 KO) by unanimous decision. Solano was in control but Calero was extremely game. The official three judges were in agreement with the scores of 80-72 all in favor to Solano. Continue reading “Solano decisions Calero in Nicaragua”

WRAM Boxing (William Ramirez) and Nica Boxing (Pablo Osuna) continued their run of monthly events Saturday night at the Nuevo Gymasio Nicarao in Managua, Nicaragua. The bantamweight main event saw…
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Calderon remains undefeated

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Harold ‘The King’ Calderon remains undefeated and adds another knockout to his record (25-0, 17 KOs) on Saturday night at the Double Tree Hotel and Conference Center at Miami Airport. From the opening bell, Harold started working the body of Ramal Amanov (16-3, 5KOs), who stepped in as a last-minute replacement. Continue reading “Calderon remains undefeated”

Harold ‘The King’ Calderon remains undefeated and adds another knockout to his record (25-0, 17 KOs) on Saturday night at the Double Tree Hotel and Conference Center at Miami Airport.…
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MMA legend Silva defeats Chavez Jr.

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MMA legend Anderson Silva (2-1, 1 KO) scored an eight round split decision over former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. (52-6-1, 34 KOs) on Saturday night at Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico. Silva simply outworked Junior all night. Scores were 77-75 Chavez, 77-75, 77-75 Silva.

Silva: I feel so happy…I needed to do this because I love fighting and boxing is my dream for many, many years…maybe I’ll fight again very soon.

Chavez: I did enough for a draw….He never hurt me. I don’t think he did enough to take this fight.

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Making what was billed as his final ring appearance, boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. fought an entertaining four round exhibition against Hector Camacho Jr. They wore headgear for the first three rounds. Both removed the headgear for the last round and were forced to put it back on. Continue reading “MMA legend Silva defeats Chavez Jr.”

MMA legend Anderson Silva (2-1, 1 KO) scored an eight round split decision over former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. (52-6-1, 34 KOs) on Saturday night at Jalisco…
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Inoue destroys Dasmarinas, retains WBA/IBF belts

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WBA/IBF bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue (21-0, 18 KOs) destroyed Michael Dasmarinas (30-3-1, 20 KOs) in three rounds on Saturday night at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Inoue dropped Dasmarinas with a body shot in round two and finished him with two more knockdowns from body shots in round three. Time was 2:45.

“Against the number one ranked fighter, Dasmarinas, I think I had a great win,” said Inoue. “I prepare myself to knock them out, whether with a head shot or a body shot. I came prepared and to get a win by knockout is good for me. Continue reading “Inoue destroys Dasmarinas, retains WBA/IBF belts”

WBA/IBF bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue (21-0, 18 KOs) destroyed Michael Dasmarinas (30-3-1, 20 KOs) in three rounds on Saturday night at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Inoue dropped Dasmarinas with a…
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Charlo decisions Montiel, retains WBC title

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Undefeated WBC middleweight world champion Jermall Charlo (32-0, 22 KOs) retained his title by twelve round unanimous decision over unheralded Juan Macías Montiel (22-5-2, 22 KOs) on Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Charlo landed more than twice the amount of punches as Montiel (258-127), including a career-high 201 power punches, but Montiel walked through fire all night and refused to go down. Scores were 118-109, 119-109, 120-108.

“One-hundred sixty is my weight division,” Charlo said afterward. “I want to unify. I want to get (Gennadiy) Golovkin in the ring. I want to bring him to Houston. I want to get Canelo to come to Houston if he’ll come down to 160. This is my weight division. I’m going to stay here and reign here. This is my fourth title defense and I have many more to come. I’m young. I’m hungry.” Continue reading “Charlo decisions Montiel, retains WBC title”

Undefeated WBC middleweight world champion Jermall Charlo (32-0, 22 KOs) retained his title by twelve round unanimous decision over unheralded Juan Macías Montiel (22-5-2, 22 KOs) on Saturday night at…
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Ochoa KOs Luna for USNBC title

Promoting its first event in front of a live audience since February of 2020 – and the first outdoor event in Rhode Island since the late 1940s – CES Boxing presented a card at the historic Cranston Stadium. Under the bright sunny skies, featherweight Adan Ochoa kicked off the event with a first-round knockout win over Angel Luna to capture the vacant WBC USNBC title and female boxing pioneer Jaime “Hurricane” Clampitt closed the show with a thrilling, six-round draw against former world champion Olivia Gerula. Continue reading “Ochoa KOs Luna for USNBC title”

Promoting its first event in front of a live audience since February of 2020 – and the first outdoor event in Rhode Island since the late 1940s – CES Boxing…
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Beamon KOs Martinez in Colombia

Former world title challenger Dewayne Beamon (20-4-2, 15 KOs) came back to stop local Edinson Martinez (5-2-2, 4 KOs) by way of knockout in round five to win the WBC Fecarbox super flyweight title on Saturday at the Colegio Bachillerato Resguardo Indigena, San Antonio de Palmito in Sucre, Colombia. Martinez started fast and dropped Beamon in round two, but Beamon regrouped and put Martinez down for the count with a body shot in round five. It was Beamon’s third bout in Colombia in the month of June. Beamon lost to champion Juan Estrada in 2019 in exciting world title fight in Mexico.

Former world title challenger Dewayne Beamon (20-4-2, 15 KOs) came back to stop local Edinson Martinez (5-2-2, 4 KOs) by way of knockout in round five to win the WBC…
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Munguia stops Szeremeta, Rosado KOs Bek Bully

Unbeaten former 154lb world champion and WBC #1, WBO #1, IBF #4, WBA #5 middleweight Jaime Munguia (37-0, 30 KOs) battered IBF #11 Kamil Szeremeta (21-2, 5 KOs) for six rounds to claim the WBO Intercontinental middleweight title on Saturday night at The University of Texas at El Paso’s Don Haskins Center. Munguia simply overpowered and walked through Szeremeta. The bout was halted after round six.

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Former world title challenger “King” Gabriel Rosado (26-13-1, 14 KOs) spectacularly knocked out previously unbeaten super middleweight Bektemir “Bek Bully” Melikuziev (7-1, 6 KOs). Rosado was down in round one from a body shot. However, in round three a Rosado overhand right put Melikuziev down face first to end it. Time was 1:21. Rosado wins the WBO Intercontinental and WBA Continental Americas titles.

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Continue reading “Munguia stops Szeremeta, Rosado KOs Bek Bully”

Unbeaten former 154lb world champion and WBC #1, WBO #1, IBF #4, WBA #5 middleweight Jaime Munguia (37-0, 30 KOs) battered IBF #11 Kamil Szeremeta (21-2, 5 KOs) for six…
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Sturm tops Kraft, Feigenbutz KOs Lawal

In his 50th pro fight, 42-year-old former middleweight and super middleweight world champion Felix Sturm (42-5-3, 18 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten James Kraft (19-0-1, 10 KOs) on Saturday night at the famed Universum Gym in Hamburg, Germany. Ring technician Sturm had too much savvy for the 24-year-old Kraft. Scores were 99-93, 96-94, 97-94.

Former WBA champion Vincent Feigenbutz (33-3, 29 KOs) scored a ninth round KO over Nuhu Lawal (27-9, 15 KOs). Feigenbutz dropped Lawal with a right hand in round five. A barrage by Feigenbutz in round nine floored Lawal again and when he had problems getting up, his corner threw in the towel. Time was :58.

Feigenbutz will now face Sturm in the fall. Continue reading “Sturm tops Kraft, Feigenbutz KOs Lawal”

In his 50th pro fight, 42-year-old former middleweight and super middleweight world champion Felix Sturm (42-5-3, 18 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten James Kraft (19-0-1,…
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Lamati wins vacant IBO jr featherweight belt

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In a toe-toe toe gruelling encounter South Africa’s Ludumo Lamati only just survived the last two rounds against Mexico’s Jose Martin Estrada Garcia to win the vacant IBO junior featherweight belt, on a majority 12 rounds points decision at Emperors Palace on Saturday night.

Judges Simon Mokadi and Phumeza Zinakile scored it 115-113 and 116-12 in favor of Lamati and Judge Patrick Mukondwa had it 114-114. Continue reading “Lamati wins vacant IBO jr featherweight belt”

By Ron Jackson In a toe-toe toe gruelling encounter South Africa’s Ludumo Lamati only just survived the last two rounds against Mexico’s Jose Martin Estrada Garcia to win the vacant…
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Interview: Todd Grisham

By Przemek Garczarczyk

Talking boxing, even some EURO2020, and having fun with Todd Grisham, the voice of DAZN boxing commentary: what to expect from Munguia vs. Szeremeta and Bek Bully vs. Rosado? FIREWORKS!

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By Przemek Garczarczyk Talking boxing, even some EURO2020, and having fun with Todd Grisham, the voice of DAZN boxing commentary: what to expect from Munguia vs. Szeremeta and Bek Bully…
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Weights from Rhode Island

CES Boxing promotes its first event in front of a live audience since February of 2020 today at noon.

Angel Luna 125 vs. Adan Ochoa 125
James Perella 146 vs. Gael Ibarra 149
Wilson Mascarenhas 140 vs. Geoffrey Then 140
Victor Reynoso 153 vs. Martez Jackson 153
Jaime Clampitt 133 vs. Olivia Gerula 133
Gary Balletto III 170 vs. William Dunkle 170

Venue: Cranston Stadium in Cranston, RI
Promoter: CES Boxing
TV: UFC Fightpass

CES Boxing promotes its first event in front of a live audience since February of 2020 today at noon. Angel Luna 125 vs. Adan Ochoa 125 James Perella 146 vs.…
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Weights from Nicaragua

Marvin Solano 118.4 vs. Harvy Calero 118
Reyneris Gutierres 109 vs. Wilmer Blas 108.6
David Mercado 158.8 vs. Sergio Mayorga 159.4
Greyvin Mendoza 140.8 vs. Juan Lindo 138.4
Bryan Jimenez 134.6 vs. Miguel Corea 135.2
Fresly Ruiz 126 vs. Narciso Rodriguez 126.6
Ricky Castillo ? vs. Robin Hurtado 126.8
Cruz Perez 126 vs. William Cerrado 124.6

Promoter: WRAM Boxing(William Ramirez)/ Nica Boxing Promotions(Pablo Osuna)
Site: Gimansio Nicarao, Managua, Nicaragua
Fight will be shown on the Nica Boxing Facebook page

Marvin Solano 118.4 vs. Harvy Calero 118 Reyneris Gutierres 109 vs. Wilmer Blas 108.6 David Mercado 158.8 vs. Sergio Mayorga 159.4 Greyvin Mendoza 140.8 vs. Juan Lindo 138.4 Bryan Jimenez…
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Inoue, Dasmarinas make weight

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Naoya Inoue 118 vs. Michael Dasmarinas 117.4
(WBA, IBF bantamweight titles)

Mikaela Mayer 129.8 vs. Erica Farias 128.2
(WBO female super featherweight title)

Adam Lopez 126.2 vs. Isaac Dozgboe 125.4
Lindolfo Delgado 141.6 vs. Salvador Briceno 141.2
Eric Puente 136 vs. Jose Antonio Meza 136.6
Omar Rosario 140.5 vs. JJ Mariano 140

Venue: Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
Promoter: Top Rank
TV: ESPN, ESPN+

Naoya Inoue 118 vs. Michael Dasmarinas 117.4 (WBA, IBF bantamweight titles) Mikaela Mayer 129.8 vs. Erica Farias 128.2 (WBO female super featherweight title) Adam Lopez 126.2 vs. Isaac Dozgboe 125.4…
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Chavez Jr misses weight by 2.4 lbs

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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr 184.4 vs. Anderson Silva 182
Note: Chavez missed the 182-pound contract weight and will reportedly have to pay a $100k penalty to Silva.

Julio Cesar Chavez 143 vs. Hector Camacho Jr. 160
Omar Chavez 161.1 vs. Ramon Alvarez 160
Damian Sosa 153.4 vs. Abel Mina 153.6
Kevin Torres 138.4 vs. Jorge Melendez 137.8

Venue: Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Promoter: Borizteca Boxing, Toscano Promotions
TV: PPV

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr 184.4 vs. Anderson Silva 182 Note: Chavez missed the 182-pound contract weight and will reportedly have to pay a $100k penalty to Silva. Julio Cesar Chavez…
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Munguia, Szeremeta make weight

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Jaime Munguia 159.6 vs. Kamil Szeremeta 159.8
Bektemir Melikuziev 158 vs. Gabriel Rosado 158
Ibeth Zamora 111.4 vs. Marlen Esparza 111.4
Blair Cobbs 146.8 vs. Brad Solomon 146.8

Venue: Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas
Promoter: Golden Boy
TV: DAZN

Jaime Munguia 159.6 vs. Kamil Szeremeta 159.8 Bektemir Melikuziev 158 vs. Gabriel Rosado 158 Ibeth Zamora 111.4 vs. Marlen Esparza 111.4 Blair Cobbs 146.8 vs. Brad Solomon 146.8 Venue: Don…
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Charlo, Montiel make weight

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Photo: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME

Jermall Charlo 160 vs. Juanito Montiel 159.5
(WBC middleweight title)
Note: Charlo initially weighed 160.4 and had to lose .4 pounds.

Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz 133 vs Franciso ‘Bandido’ Vargas 134
Angelo Leo 122 vs Aaron Alameda 123.8

Venue: Toyota Center, Houston
Promoter: TGB Promotions
TV: Showtime

Jermall Charlo 160 vs. Juanito Montiel 159.5 (WBC middleweight title) Note: Charlo initially weighed 160.4 and had to lose .4 pounds. Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz 133 vs Franciso ‘Bandido’ Vargas 134…
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Weights From Tampa-St. Pete

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Jose Ocasio 115 vs. Ernie Marquez 115.8
Ivan Franco 144.4 vs. Ubaldo Lara 145.2
Bryce Mills 151.8 vs. Jerrell Hodges 152.8
Jose Ocasio 115 vs. Ernie Marquez 115.8
Armando Moran 126 vs. Joshua Montoya 126.8
Jose Rodriguez 149 vs. Jeremy McGuire 149.6
Antonio Tarver, Jr 176.4 vs. Thomas Turner 164.4
Angel Illarraza 159.6 vs. Nissan Anderson 163
Rufino Lewis 145.4 vs. Steven Merrill 140.2
Harry Cruz 159.4 vs. Arnold Hill 158.8

Venue: St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater
Promoter: TNK Boxing Promotions

Florida Hall of Fame Weekend Boxing
Friday, June 18, 2021
Doors open at 6:30 p.m ET

Jose Ocasio 115 vs. Ernie Marquez 115.8 Ivan Franco 144.4 vs. Ubaldo Lara 145.2 Bryce Mills 151.8 vs. Jerrell Hodges 152.8 Jose Ocasio 115 vs. Ernie Marquez 115.8 Armando Moran…
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Munguia-Szeremeta Final Press Conference

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Jaime Munguia (36-0, 29 KOs) and Kamil Szeremeta (21-1, 5 KOs) hosted their final press conference today ahead of their 12-round fight for the WBO Intercontinental middleweight title. The fight will take place at The University of Texas at El Paso’s Don Haskins Center and will be streamed live exclusively on DAZN.

Jaime Munguia: “I think I need to make a statement. I’m on the rise, so I have to keep doing things better with each fight. We have a great fighter in front of us. We have a lot of respect and admiration towards him, so we have to make sure we do things correctly so that we get a big fight next.”

Kamil Szeremeta:“ This fight will be great…I’m not worried about being in a place that will be full of Jamie Munguia’s supporters. I don’t even care. I’m used to this. I’m always fighting in other territories.”

Jaime Munguia (36-0, 29 KOs) and Kamil Szeremeta (21-1, 5 KOs) hosted their final press conference today ahead of their 12-round fight for the WBO Intercontinental middleweight title. The fight…
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Calderon-Barraza Final Press Conference

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Headlining ‘Title Night 2’ is a 10-round welterweight battle for the vacant IBO Inter-Continental title between popular local fan favorite, Harold ‘The King’ Calderon, (24-0, 16 KOs) against Jeovanis Barraza, (22-1, 15 KOs) on Saturday night at the Double Tree Hotel and Conference Center at Miami Airport.

Harold Calderon: “My opponent is not going to stop me from chasing my dream. On Saturday, I will be world champion.” Continue reading “Calderon-Barraza Final Press Conference”

Headlining ‘Title Night 2’ is a 10-round welterweight battle for the vacant IBO Inter-Continental title between popular local fan favorite, Harold ‘The King’ Calderon, (24-0, 16 KOs) against Jeovanis Barraza,…
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Inoue-Dasmarinas Final Press Conference

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Naoya “Monster” Inoue is a man of few words, but his devastating knockouts, climb up the pound-for-pound rankings and cult hero status among combat sports fans have elevated the Japanese prodigy to main event status. Inoue will defend his WBA and IBF bantamweight world titles Saturday against Filipino mandatory challenger Michael “Hot and Spicy” Dasmarinas from The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Inoue, who also captured titles at light flyweight and junior bantamweight, is 15-0 in world title bouts and looks to continue his dominance against a man who has not tasted defeat since 2014.

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“Monster is back in the United States, and he’s fighting a tough Filipino. And I know from experience how tough Filipino fighters are. So this should be a very, very enjoyable fight. I can’t wait for Saturday night because the fists will be flying.” Continue reading “Inoue-Dasmarinas Final Press Conference”

Naoya “Monster” Inoue is a man of few words, but his devastating knockouts, climb up the pound-for-pound rankings and cult hero status among combat sports fans have elevated the Japanese…
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Charlo-Montiel Final Press Conference

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Unbeaten WBC Middleweight World Champion Jermall Charlo went face-to-face with the hard-hitting Juan Macias Montiel Thursday during the final press conference before they meet live on SHOWTIME this Saturday from Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

“This is my hometown, and I’m going to stay champion,” – Charlo

“If he wants to trade punches with me, he’s going to be sorry that he chose that strategy,” – Montiel

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Unbeaten WBC Middleweight World Champion Jermall Charlo went face-to-face with the hard-hitting Juan Macias Montiel Thursday during the final press conference before they meet live on SHOWTIME this Saturday from…
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