Sebastian Fundora Believes He’ll Be Too A lot For Jermell Charlo

Posted on 04/11/2022

By: Hans Themistode

Ryan Hafey

The most important smile of his younger life was plastered throughout the face of Sebastian Fundora.

The freakishly tall junior middleweight had principally steamrolled his competitors however had but to face somebody who was considered as one of many higher echelon of the division…till this previous weekend.

The 24-year-old from West Palm Florida, confronted simply his stiffest take a look at within the type of fellow extremely ranked contender, Erickson Lubin. Although Lubin examined him like no different, together with sending Fundora crashing right down to the canvas within the seventh spherical, the 6’6” rising star dusted himself off and went on to pummel his man, leading to a ninth-round stoppage victory.

With the win, Fundora safely tucked the WBC interim title beneath his arm, making him the necessary challenger for the upcoming undisputed conflict between unified champion Jermell Charlo and WBO titlist, Brian Castano.

Though each males battled to a extremely controversial draw throughout their first assembly in July of 2021, Fundora believes that Charlo will emerge victorious following their Might 14th, contest.

If Fundora’s phrases show to be prophetic, Charlo would change into the division’s first undisputed junior middleweight champion since Winky Wright in 2001. Whereas attaining such a feat would give Charlo a joyous feeling, he received’t be the one one ecstatic over his historic victory.

“If we are able to simply go and take all of it from him, that will be nice,” mentioned Fundora following his win over Lubin to FightHype.com.

Over the previous a number of years, Houston’s Charlo has really come into his personal. Along with scoring a first-round knockout victory over Erickson Lubin in 2017, Charlo has additionally registered wins over Tony Harrison, Jeison Rosario, Austin Trout, and John Jackson.

Whereas the unified stars boxing means is effectively chronicled, he’s gained much more notoriety, due to his spotlight reel-worthy knockouts. With three stoppage victories in three of his previous 4 ring appearances, Charlo believes he’ll violently put an finish to his rivalry towards Castano come Might 14th.

Nonetheless, even with Charlo’s propensity for knockout blows and regardless of sustaining his championship standing since 2016, Fundora believes that if he’s granted a shot at Charlo’s world title, he’ll show to be far an excessive amount of for the pugnacious star.

“I really feel like we get the job completed towards him too. He’s one other fighter that likes to sit down there and bang and belief his energy. Similar to him, we belief our energy too, I simply suppose that we’re stronger.”

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