Eddie Hearn Offers Canelo Alvarez, GGG, Demetrius Andrade, and More to Jermall Charlo, ‘Hitman’ Responds

Published 04/07/2021, 6:00 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 07: Jermall Charlo of the United States celebrates his WBC World Middleweight Championship against Dennis Hogan of Ireland at Barclays Center on December 07, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)


The middleweight division is brimming with elite champions, and WBC titleholder Jermall Charlo appears to desire a scrap with all of them. ‘Hitman’, who defended his title in style against Sergiy Derevyanchenko, has delivered a cheeky response to facing all the current champions of the division. He connected with Matchroom Director Eddie Hearn via Instagram in a live interaction.

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Jermall Charlo was in his boxing gear at the gym when Hearn offered him a bunch of boxing superstars. The Brit promoter appeared to be in a light mood as he thoroughly laughed throughout the talks, but Charlo might have sent a subtle message to the entire boxing world.

When Jermall Charlo jumped onto Eddie Hearn's Instagram Live…

[🎥 @EddieHearn] pic.twitter.com/j19uXJEQiT

— Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) April 6, 2021

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Eddie Hearn offered the undefeated WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade, and in return saw Jermall Charlo viciously hit the punching bag. He also threw in WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders, WBC and WBA super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, and IBF and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin into the mix.

Charlo answered with fierce hooks for all the names. That further opened the way for some exciting matchups ahead. Two-division champion Jermall ‘Hitman’ Charlo has a record of 31-0 with 22 KOs under his belt. Hence, he can rightfully look into the eyes of all the champions. But some of the favorable matchups might be off-charts for the time.

What’s next for Jermall Charlo?

Looking at the depth of the weight class, Charlo won’t run out of a relevant contender. Meanwhile, Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders don’t look possible for the time being as they are plying their trade at a higher weight division and will box in May.

Moreover, Charlo may not relinquish his belt to move up for a non-title fight, but P4P King Alvarez has hinted at coming back to the middleweight unit, citing possibilities for his fight against ‘Hitman’.

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That leaves GGG and Andrade as viable options. Although none of the middleweight champions have teased a fight against Charlo, a massive unification fight might allure both sides.

Do you think Jermall Charlo will continue his reign over the middleweight division?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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