Jermell Charlo: “Crawford Can Get That Work”

Posted on 04/19/2022

By: Hans Themistode

Though Jermell Charlo at the moment holds three of the 4 main world titles at 154 kilos, the Houston native is much from happy.

On Could 14th, Charlo will try and put an finish to his rivalry with fellow present champion, Brian Castano. The 2 initially participated in a backwards and forwards battle of attrition on July seventeenth, 2021. At instances, it appeared as if the stress and quantity punching of the tough and rugged Argentinian would get the higher of Charlo. However, regardless of his makes an attempt to pull the unified titlist into the deep finish, Charlo proved that he may swim simply effective.

Whereas Charlo was extra calculated in his assault, he landed the extra eye-catching photographs, wobbling Castano on a number of events. Because the sound of the ultimate bell echoed all through Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in Carson, California, each males raised their palms in triumph. Neither had been totally unsuitable of their evaluation, as their bout was dominated a break up choice draw.

Presently, Charlo is totally entrenched in an arduous coaching camp because the prepares to face Castano as soon as extra on Could 14th. Ought to Charlo emerge victoriously, he may discover his subsequent challenger one weight class under him. With Errol Spence Jr., his shut pal and stablemate, turning into a three-belt world champion at 147 kilos, he’ll look to face Terence Crawford earlier than the 12 months involves a near turn out to be an undisputed titlist.

Though each Crawford and Spence Jr. have entertained the thought of dealing with Charlo, the Houston native isn’t considering dealing with his good pal. Nevertheless, if a showdown towards Crawford could be made, Charlo is greater than keen to tackle the pound-for-pound star.

“I’ve no intentions to battle my stablemate,” mentioned Charlo to a gaggle of reporters. “Now Crawford can get that work. I don’t give a f*ck about him. I don’t know that n*gga, the n*gga don’t know me. We are able to make something occur.”

A number of months in the past, following years of calling out Spence Jr., Crawford revealed that if he had been unable to safe a long-awaited showdown towards the highly effective southpaw, he could be keen to maneuver up in weight to face the winner of Castano vs. Charlo.

Information of their doable mouthwatering matchup has been puzzling to Charlo. With Crawford claiming world titles at 135, 140, and 147 kilos, the Omaha, Nebraska native has but to compete at 154 kilos. Till he does, Charlo believes Crawford is an irrelevant topic.

“Crawford ain’t did shit at 154. How y’all need him to battle me? I’m telling you I’m attempting to turn out to be undisputed proper now. How are we speaking about someone that ain’t even fought within the division.”

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