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Before they enter the ring in primetime this Saturday, December 22, fighters competing went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference for their matchups at Barclays Center in Broolyn. The event is headlined by the Charlo Twins defending their world titles and a heavyweight showdown between Dominic Breazeale and Carlos Negron. Jermall Charlo, who won a coin toss with his brother, will close the show in a 12-round WBC interim middleweight championship bout against Matt Korobov, while Jermell Charlo will battle Tony Harrison in defense of the WBC super welterweight world title.
In the spirit of the season, fighters were joined on stage by Santa Claus as he too prepares for his biggest night of the year. Here is what the fighters had to say Thursday from the Barclays Center GEICO Atrium:
“Once I heard about the new opponent, I knew that we had work to do. Nothing I can do about someone who was unprofessional. I didn’t put my head down; I knew that we’d make another fight. I’m glad that Korobov stepped up to the plate. I think it’s going to be a great fight.
“Every fight is tough. I’m not sleeping on this guy. I’m sleeping this guy. Continue reading “Charlo Bros Final Press Conference”