Busy Boxing Weekend Stateside & Across the Pond

Jermell Charlo - The upcoming fight schedule for this weekend is filled to the rim with action-packed fights and if we’re lucky we may even get a fight of the year candidate. Events being staged in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Liverpool, and Leicester involve different levels of meaning from stern challenges to stay-busy.

The upcoming fight schedule for this weekend is filled to the rim with action-packed fights and if we’re lucky we may even get a fight of the year candidate. Events being staged in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Liverpool, and Leicester involve different levels of meaning from stern challenges to stay-busy.

Let’s start in Brooklyn, New York at the Barclays Center on leading network in the United States Showtime. Shawn Porter and Andre Berto face off in a fun welterweight matchup with a mandatory slot on the line for Keith Thurman’s WBC’s strap.

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Berto-Porter & Charlo quotes for Sat.

Jermell Charlo - Former welterweight world champions Andre Berto and Shawn Porter began fight week activities Wednesday as they hosted a media workout at the famed Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn in advance of their world title eliminator showdown that headlines SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, this Saturday, April 22 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.

Former welterweight world champions Andre Berto and Shawn Porter began fight week activities Wednesday as they hosted a media workout at the famed Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn in advance of their world title eliminator showdown that headlines SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, this Saturday, April 22 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.

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Andre Berto: I’m ready for whatever Shawn Porter brings

Jermell Charlo - Former two-time welterweight world champion Andre Berto will look to put himself in a position for another 147-pound title when he faces former world champion Shawn Porter in a world title eliminator that headlines a Premier Boxing Champions event Saturday, April 22 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn and live on SHOWTIME.

Former two-time welterweight world champion Andre Berto will look to put himself in a position for another 147-pound title when he faces former world champion Shawn Porter in a world title eliminator that headlines a Premier Boxing Champions event Saturday, April 22 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn and live on SHOWTIME.

Televised coverage of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING begins at 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT and features unbeaten super welterweight world champion Jermell Charlo defending against top contender Charles Hatley.

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Jermell Charlo quotes for Charles Hatley fight on April 22

Jermell Charlo - The co-feature is a terrific bout for the WBC junior middleweight championship.  Jermell "Iron Man" Charlo 28-0, 13 KOs from Houston, Texas against Charles Hatley, 26-1-1, with 18 KOs from Dallas, Texas.  So we got a battle of Texas and Brooklyn on April 22.  As most of you know Jermell's brother is Jermall.  They're one minute apart.  Jermell's one minute younger.

Lou DiBella
Thanks for joining us. This is our call to announce the co-feature for Andre Berto versus Shawn Porter, the WBC welterweight world title eliminator — that’s going to be on SHOWTIME live at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT from the Barclay Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, April 22. Tickets for the live event are on sale now. They can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, BarclaysCenter.com, or by calling 1-800-745-3000, 1-800-745-3000.

The co-feature is a terrific bout for the WBC junior middleweight championship. Jermell “Iron Man” Charlo 28-0, 13 KOs from Houston, Texas against Charles Hatley, 26-1-1, with 18 KOs from Dallas, Texas. So we got a battle of Texas and Brooklyn on April 22. As most of you know Jermell’s brother is Jermall. They’re one minute apart. Jermell’s one minute younger.

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Jermell Charlo faces Charles Hatley on 4/22

Jermell Charlo - Unbeaten WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Jermell Charlo will defend his world title against No. 1-rated challenger Charles Hatley Saturday, April 22 live on SHOWTIME® from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.

Unbeaten WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Jermell Charlo will defend his world title against No. 1-rated challenger Charles Hatley Saturday, April 22 live on SHOWTIME® from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.

Televised coverage of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and is headlined by former world champions Andre Berto and Shawn Porter meeting in a 12-round welterweight world title eliminator.

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Demetrius Andrade vs. Jermell Charlo next?

Jermell Charlo - Verona, New York-- In a career defining performance, former WBO Junior Middleweight Champion Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade (23-0, 16KOs) remains undefeated with a 12th round TKO over top 10 rated contender Willie Nelson (25-3-1, 15KOs) in the WBC Super Welterweight Title Eliminator on Saturday night at Turning Stone Casino.  An electrified crowd and national television audience on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® watched the dazzling display

Verona, New York– In a career defining performance, former WBO Junior Middleweight Champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (23-0, 16KOs) remains undefeated with a 12th round TKO over top 10 rated contender Willie Nelson (25-3-1, 15KOs) in the WBC Super Welterweight Title Eliminator on Saturday night at Turning Stone Casino. An electrified crowd and national television audience on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® watched the dazzling display

Andrade’s start-to-finish mastery had the 10-ranked Nelson on the canvas four times, including an opening round knockdown and the show-stopper at 1:38 of the final round.

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Three of a Kind is a Winner

Jermell Charlo - Saturday night the Charlo brothers and Erislandy Lara paraded their talents for all to see at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, NV.  Their fights begged for attention.  After all, they were being displayed by Showtime as three of the best junior middleweights in boxing, and they were facing very tough opponents.

Saturday night the Charlo brothers and Erislandy Lara paraded their talents for all to see at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, NV. Their fights begged for attention. After all, they were being displayed by Showtime as three of the best junior middleweights in boxing, and they were facing very tough opponents.

Jermell was first, and there were serious doubts about whether he was going to measure up. John “Dah Rock” Jackson, (20-3-0, 15KO) son of fearsome puncher Julian Jackson, surprised Jermell “Iron Man” Charlo (28-0-0, 12KO) by boxing instead of slugging.

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