Jermall Charlo thinks his twin brother Jermell will emerge victorious from his rematch with Brian Castano.
In an interview after the fight week press conference for the long-awaited rematch, ‘Hitman’ said his brother will dominate the much smaller foe Argentina when they face off this weekend:
“My brother is going to go out there and be himself. He will take care of business. This little dwarf can’t do shit.
Jermell Charlo (34-1-1, 18 KOs) and WBO 154 lbs titleholder Castano (17-0-2, 12 KOs) will square off in a rematch at Dignity Health Sports Park. in Carson, Calif., for the undisputed title.
The pair first fought in July 2021. After facing each other at full distance, both fighters appeared hurt when the fight was declared a draw.
At the final press conference, a fiery and raucous exchange of chants between American and Argentine fans broke out. Jermall, who was among those in the stands, said that kind of atmosphere and hype is good for the fighters:
“It’s a beautiful thing. We feed on this shit. We like that. It makes us fight harder. It will bring action, [and] we will fight harder.
Check out the song swap between the United States and Argentina in this ESNEWS video:
Jermall Charlo ready to take on ‘GGG’
Jermall Charlo, 31, is set to defend his WBC middleweight title against Maciej Sulecki next month.
However, the undefeated champion failed to engage in risky matches that would have increased his name value and earned him fights against highly rated boxers.
In the same interview, he was asked if he was ready to face a high caliber opponent in Gennadiy Golovkin, who is currently the WBA and IBF middleweight champion. He has answered:
“I will fight GGG. You give me GGG, come on. It doesn’t matter who, it doesn’t matter.
Watch the full interview here:
“Hitman” called on Golovkin, now 40, to unify his division’s belts.
In his fights against Steve Rolls, Sergiy Derevyanchenko and Kamil Szeremeta, “GGG” looked like a shadow of the fighter he once was. However, the Kazakhstan-born fighter showed he still has a long way to go by picking up a technical knockout win over Japan’s Ryota Murata to claim the WBA (Super) Middleweight title.