How Many Belts and Divisions Did Jermall Charlo Conquer?

Published 06/18/2021, 8:30 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)


31 men have tried to vanquish Jermall Charlo inside the professional boxing ring. However, they have all been unsuccessful. Still undefeated, Charlo has won all his pro bouts, registering 22 KOs under his name. He is now one of the most ferocious champions of the active roster and is looking for even bigger matchups in his career. However, Charlo has already earned enough to cement himself as an elite of the era.

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Amassing a 31-0 record, ‘Hitman’, who has earned world titles in two weight classes, is currently holding the WBC 160 lbs strap. That said, he has also expressed a desire to move up and compete against Canelo Alvarez in the future.

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While it remains a fantasy, here’s a look at what Jermall Charlo has bagged in his stellar fight career so far.

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The 31-year-old made his debut in 2008 against Cimmaron Davis, winning via a second-round knockout. Nevertheless, Charlo had to fight his way through several hurdles to attain the championship stature. A super welterweight contender then, Jermall Charlo kept adding wins to his resume from that point.

After a successful 21-0 ride, Charlo earned a world title shot in 2015 against Cornelius Bundrage. In what was the first big step of his career, ‘Hitman’ claimed the IBF 154 lbs belt with a sensational third-round knockout. He defended the strap three times, before making a move to the middleweight division.

Charlo was successful once again and became a two-division world champion in very little time. He beat Hugo Centeno Jr. and Matvey Korobov, winning and retaining the WBC (Interim) middleweight belt. After that, Charlo went towards the full strap by taking out Brandon Adams for the WBC belt in 2019. ‘Hitman’ has defended his belt three times since.

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The 31-year-old will defend his belt for a fourth time this weekend. A win will help him be viable for a title shot immediately if he moves to 168. However, as boxing is unpredictable and dangerous, Charlo will have to constantly be on his toes, as one punch can derail his ambitions in a flash.

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Do you think Jermall Charlo can soon be a three-weight class world champion? Can he be undisputed at 160?

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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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