Via Jack Tiernan: Jermell Charlo and Brian Castano will meet for the second time tonight in their undisputed junior middleweight championship rematch at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.
Two talented 154-lb champions, Jermell & Castano, will face all four titles placed nine months after their first bout last July.
Showtime Championship Boxing will air the main portion of the card tonight starting at 9:00 p.m. ET.
Boxing News 24 will update live and the results below of tonight’s game.
“I will punch more, and I will punch harder,” said Jermell Charlo Showtime of sports about what he plans to do tonight with Brian Castano compared to their first fight.
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“I will punch harder. When I was in dog form, I was able to be more outbursts and do it for a longer time,” continued Jermell. I became stronger as the rounds went on. Everyone who has fought with me can tell you that.
“I would do it with the obvious by staying away from ropes as much as possible, but this is boxing.
“You will get tangled in ropes, and you will be beaten; you have to expect these things,” Charlo said when asked how to limit the number of hits in battle.
“What I come back to and my effectiveness in pushing and dominating, that’s what I took advantage of this camp.
Jermell said: “I thought, ‘I can’t believe I let you say that,’ when asked what he saw in Castano’s eyes when he looked at him during their encounter.
“I brought you here and made you famous. I will now withdraw your one** immediately. Or worse,” said Jermell when told by Showtime’s Brian Custer, “I can’t believe I have to do this to you again.
“I represent the United States; This is our field,” Charlo said of his decision to wear the American flag on his shoulder against Castano.
“That’s what we do; we make history,” said Jermell’s twin brother Jermall Charlo. “My twin brother has been here before. Like when he fought. [Tony] Harrison, he’s back and knocked out [in the rematch in 2019]. Do you see what I’m saying?
“So this fight was almost one-sided in Castano, they didn’t let my brother decide, and we’ll accept a draw. Now, we’re refocusing, we’ve reshaped, and we’re better.
“He is [Jermell] Charles said.
“I just think that everything I’ve done, I’ve earned. I was out there, and I was really working hard, and I was working overtime in the gym, and this made me feel really good. We are enjoying this.
“I love the beats and the drums, the fans and the band. This is good for me. It’s time to win the way I always do,” said Jermell, emphasizing that he will win tonight’s knockout against Castano.
“June 18, we are going to debut, and we have a Polish kid, [Maciej] Sulecki,” Jermall Charlo said of his WBC middleweight belt’s next defense. “He is a tough guy. I don’t look past him, and I’m ready to fight.
“We face adversity all the time, and this is something that is part of our lives. Me and my brother, this is what we do. We are not focused on that at the moment. We won’t be able to argue. That is what will motivate me,” Charlo said of his brother Jermell.
“Once he gets all these belts, that motivates me. So I don’t think there’s going to be anyone standing before him,” Charlo said.
“I will rehydrate at whatever size my body is comfortable with. I’ll have breakfast, come up and be us, that’s it. I will win this war.
“We have an all-star team, that’s all. He deserves to be one of the top coaches of the year,” said Jermell.