“It’s History for Me” – Jermell Charlo Opens Up on His Fight With Brian Castano

Published 07/14/2021, 1:30 PM EDT
BROOKLYN, NY – APRIL 22: Jermell Charlo defeats Charles Hatley by TKO in the 6th in their WBC Junior Middleweight fight. Charlo is shown here at the end of the fight in victory. April 22, 2017 at The Barclays Center April 22, 2017 (Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)


This Saturday, the super-welterweight kingpin Jermell Charlo will battle it out with Brian Castano for the undisputed super-welterweight championship. This is his biggest fight to date which holds paramount accolades. Also, Charlo has waited for a fight like this for years and now he’s finally in to register himself in the history books.

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Prior to this, ‘Iron Man’ took enormous fights at this weight class and put on some of the most eye-catchy performances. Many boxing pundits and fans even consider him to be a legend of this weight class. However, his ultimate test lies in facing Castano this weekend.

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Ahead of his biggest career fight, Charlo was involved in a virtual press conference. Here, he said, ”This could be the fight, you know, this could be the fight that put [me] in the Hall of Fame,”

I mean, this is a major fight. You know, it’s history for me and my family, it’s history for me and my brother, it’s history for just for me and everybody, you know, that I represent, that represent me.

“My city of Houston, people that’s just been supporting me for all of these years and it’s just like, you know, it was due time, you know, to get in there and fight somebody.” (h/t Boxing Scene)

‘Iron Man’ knows the importance this fight holds and accordingly he’s put himself through some rugged boxing tests. He wants to fetch all the super-welterweight belts on the line. Moreover, the 34-1 boxer wants to make everyone proud with his performance.

Jermell Charlo ready to roar inside the ring against Brian Castano

The 31-year-old has waited for this undisputed fight for a long time. And since it’s on the brink of taking place, Charlo is even more ecstatic to pull off a thriller.

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BROOKLYN, NY – APRIL 22: Jermell Charlo defeats Charles Hatley by TKO in the 6th in their WBC Junior Middleweight fight. Charlo is shown here at the end of the fight in victory. April 22, 2017 at The Barclays Center April 22, 2017 (Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)

Until now, Charlo has shown both offensive and defensive fight skills alongside some cosmic power. But on Saturday night, he’ll have to dig in deep in order to claim all the belts on the line.

That said, the world will have its attention on Charlo’s boxing outing. And it’ll be exciting to see if he really claims a mammoth win.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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