SHOWTIME Sports released the newest installment of the first-of-its-kind sports talk show BELOW THE BELT, hosted by Brendan Schaub, available now on the Below the Belt YouTube Channel and the Below the Belt Facebook Page. In this week’s installment, rising stars Jermell and Jermall Charlo discuss their recent success, plans for total domination and show off their charismatic personalities in a few fun segments with Schaub. On the heels of his second-round knockout of Hugo Centeno Jr., Jermall calls out Triple G and Jermell looks ahead to his June 9 showdown against former world champion Austin Trout. To Jermell, all roads lead to a unification bout with current IBF and WBA champion Jarrett Hurd.
BELOW THE BELT explores the latest news in combat sports and pop culture, with Schaub delivering candid thoughts in his unique and unfiltered style. The multi-platform program, which also includes a weekly podcast and a composite program that airs once per month on SHOWTIME EXTREME, features interviews with the biggest names in combat sports and entertainment, road trips, fight camp visits, sketches, animation and pop-culture spoofs. The next installment of BELOW THE BELT launches May 23 followed by the composite program on SHOWTIME EXTREME May 31.
Joshafat “Trvth” Ortiz vs. Jordan Peters this Friday
Reading’s undefeated Junior Lightweight prospect, Joshafat “Trvth” Ortiz (3-0, 1KO), makes his return to the ring This Friday, May 11th, 2018. The four-round bout against Jordan Peters (2-1-1, 2 KOs) will take place at SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, PA. The show will be promoted by King’s Promotions.
Ortiz is coming of an impressive win last month against Evgueny Metchenov.Ortiz is excited to be back in the ring in his state of Pennsylvania.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to fight in my home state again” said Ortiz. “My manager Felipe Gomez, of El Matador Management and adviser Domingo Gonzalez, of EMNY have been doing a great job in guiding my career so far. I know every time I step in the ring, that I will be facing an opponent that will be tougher than the last, but I train hard every day with my team and I am ready for whatever comes. I want to give a special thanks to Marshall Kauffman, of Kings Promotions for giving me the opportunity to showcase my talents.”
“Ortiz is looking better and better each and every time he steps in the ring,” said his manager Felipe Gomez. “He is stepping up the competition and by doing so he will be gaining the quality experience he will need to take his career to the next level.”