Super welterweight Tony Harrison (28-2, 21 KOs) dethroned WBC champion Jermell Charlo (31-1, 15 KOs) by stunning twelve round unanimous decision on Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Charlo was the aggressor but didn’t close the show and Harrison took a controversial 116-112, 115-113, 115-113 verdict.
Per CompuBox, Harrison connected on 34 percent of his punches throughout the fight to Charlo’s 29 percent clip, while Charlo out landed Harrison 160 to 128, plus a 108 to 71 advantage in power punches landed.
After the fight, Harrison indicated he would be willing to give Charlo a rematch while Charlo immediately stated his intention to get his belt back.
“Jermell – you gave me a shot – I’ll give you a rematch,” said Harrison.
“I’m going to get my belt back,” said Charlo. “I still want Jarrett Hurd. I know my brother knows I won that fight. I might have given away a few rounds, but I won that fight.”