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Jermall Charlo and David Benavidez Involved in Altercation in Texas

Published 04/17/2022, 1:04 AM EDT

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The boxing fans noticed a shocking incident before the fight between Errol Spence Jr. and Yordenis Ugas. The event witnessed a dogfight between David Benavidez and Jermall Charlo.


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The atmosphere beside the ring heated a few moments before the welterweight clash between Spence and Ugas. The boxers who arrived for the event as the spectators involved themselves in a quarrel.

According to sources, the dispute started when ‘The Hitman‘ shouted at Benavidez’s father, Jose Benavidez Sr.

David Benavidez didn’t take this lightly. As a result, he pounced on Charlo. Meanwhile, the surrounding crowd separated both the boxers to avoid any further consequences.

Jermall Charlo and David Benavidez provoking each other

 Charlo is a world champion, whereas Benavidez has 25 wins in his career. The boxing fans expect that both the undefeated fighters will face each other soon.

Similarly, there are instances where both the boxers have provoked each other for a fight.


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In an interview with Fight Hub TV, Charlo opened up about his views on fighting Benavidez. He said, ” If Benavidez can make 160, we can do it.”

Charlo expects Benavidez to drop his weight down to 160 if he wants sign for a match.

On the other side, David Benavidez talks a fact about Charlo. He feels that Charlo is ducking and gives his reasons for it.

During an interview with FightHype, he was asked about the probability of him fighting Charlo. Replying to the question, he said, ” He wants to fight, he’s saying he’s not going up to 68, but he keeps calling out Canelo. Canelo said he’s not going down to 160.”

According to Benavidez Charlo is ducking Benavidez because on one the side, he talks about facing Canelo Alvarez who is currently weighing higher and won’t come down to 160.


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On the other side, Charlo is asking Benavidez to shred his weight down to 160.

Well, if both the pugilists wish to fight each other, they will find a way out. It will be interesting to see how far they will take their latest encounter.


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Mohit More

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Mohit More is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. A graduate of the International Institute of Sports Management, he is a sports enthusiast and has played boxing, cricket, and basketball at various levels. Mohit is a staunch follower of Mayweather and Gennady Golovkin.

Edited By: Vibhanshu Kumar