Jermall Charlo is widely looked at as the future of the sport of Boxing. Tonight Charlo took on Hugo Centeno Jr. for the WBC interim 160-lb title and it only took him 2 rounds to take the belt. Watch the highlights below.
Jermall Charlo (born May 19, 1990) is an American professional boxer currently the interim WBC middleweight champion, as well as the former IBF light middleweight champion. His identical twin brother, Jermell Charlo, is also a professional boxer and world champion. As of November 2017, Jermall is ranked as the world’s fourth best active middleweight by BoxRec, sixth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and eighth by The Ring magazine.
Jermall is older than his identical twin Jermell by one minute. Both brothers are graduates of Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas. They began boxing when they started following their father, himself a former boxer, into the gym. As an amateur, Jermall was hopeful for a spot on the 2008 U.S. Olympic team but was forced to back out due to a toe injury. He competed in the amateur ranks for one more year and finished with a record of 65 wins and 6 losses.