Jermell Charlo Defends Title, Lions Only Takes Los Angeles June 9

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WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Jermell 'Iron Man' Charlo (30-0, 15 KOs) defends his world title against Austin "No Doubt" Trout, June 9th, from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Charlo will defend his WBC title for the third time after delivering two of the best knockouts of 2017, defeating Charles Hatley and Erickson Lubin. The undefeated Houston native has racked up four knockouts in his last four fights. In the champs corner, trainer Derrick James has lifted his dynamic style and punching. 

On Thursday, Charlo offered a glimpse into championship preparation, making his presence felt inside and outside of the ring at Gloveworx Century City in L.A.


The Lion Champ finds living in Los Angeles exciting, enjoying the palm trees that cover Southern California and keeping his footwork sharp with dance. Charlo aims to please with a great performance under the bright L.A. lights, and take his star power to the next level.

Lions Only fans around the world are hoping to see boxing's newest stars, the Charlo Twins, as the headliners going forward. Jermell Charlo, impressively and dramatically knocked out Erickson Lubin in Round 1! Viewership data suggests people tuned out after this, leaving the main event of Erislandy Lara vs Terrell Gausha.

Jermell Charlo will fight Austin Trout June 9th, for another performance to ascend his career and retain his WBC green belt. The Lions Only take over Los Angeles, California, and it's going to be a spectacular night of boxing.

We're CHAMPSIDE with Jermell Charlo. 


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