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“Get Your Sh*t Together” – Undisputed Champion Jermell Charlo Lashes Out At An ESPN Reporter During Post-Fight Press Conference Following Victory Against Brian Castano

Published 05/16/2022, 10:00 AM EDT

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Jermell Charlo vs. Brian Castano 2 was one of the most anticipated fights of the year. Both boxers, being in the prime of their careers, put on a tough and thrilling spectacle. However, something strange happened during the post-fight press conference: Jermell Charlo stormed at a journalist.

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Jermell Charlo was crowned champion and was eager to answer questions. Amidst this, Mike Coppinger from ESPN said, “My cabinetry ESPN, congrats on an amazing performance, becoming undisputed.”


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Charlo interrupted and asked, “Are you sure? You’re gonna charge that list?

Trainer Derrick James put a hand on Charlo’s shoulder to calm him down and said, “We love him.”

Charlo: “I don’t love him, you love him.” He further said to Coppinger, “Go and answer your questions. Get your sh*t together, you always hating on people and sh*t. You see you gotta come back to me now, you gotta respect me now. You got no choice but to respect me now. Yeah, I did what I had to do.”  

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ESPN has a pound-for-pound and divisional rankings list. Charlo most likely despised ESPN’s rankings, so he stormed at Coppinger.

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The two fought for the first time in July 2021. It was a fantastic brawl full of tactical maneuvers and strong jabs. Both boxers, who have impressive resumes, put up a fantastic fight. However, the bout ended in a stalemate.

In the tenth round of their rematch, Charlo knocked out Castano with a left hook to end the bout. Castano made an unsuccessful attempt to stand, and Iron Man was crowned the winner of the fight.


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With this great victory, Charlo aka Iron Man has earned the hearts of his followers and is now the undisputed champion super welterweight (35-1-1). On the other hand, Brian Castano (17-1-2) had to deal with some quick and powerful jabs from his opponent.


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Iron Man has made history with this magnificent victory. But Charlo’s narrative does not finish there; who will be his next opponent? There’s a buzz that he’ll face Tim Tszyu or Sebastian Fundora next. Only time will tell who his next opponent will be.


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WATCH THIS STORY: Jermell Charlo Vs Brian Castano 2 Stats: Record, Age, Height, Reach, and Knockout Ratio.

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Shashank Wankhede


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Shashank Wankhede is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. When it comes to boxing, the blockbuster film 'Rocky' sparked his interest in the sport. He holds Muhammad Ali in great regard and is a sincere admirer of his narrative, struggle, and accomplishments.
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