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Jermell Charlo underneath stress to defend titles after layoff

World Ranked and Undefeated Junior Middleweight Contender Charles ‘Unhealthy Information’ Conwell, (18-0, 13 KOs), is petitioning the World Boxing Council (WBC) for a world title struggle in opposition to WBC and Undisputed World Champion Jermell Charlo, (35-1-1, 19 KOs).

Conwell is at present ranked #2 within the division by the WBC and is managed by Mark Habibi and Clever Owl Boxing. The 2016 U.S. Olympian is promoted by Corridor of Famer Lou DiBella and DiBella Leisure.

Said Mark Habibi, “Our understanding is that the WBC will order a rematch between Brian Mendoza and Sebastian Fundora subsequent. We would like the WBC to due to this fact make Charles the necessary challenger for Jermell Charlo.

“Alternatively, the WBC could make him the necessary challenger for the rematch between Mendoza and Fundora and permit him to take an interim struggle. It looks like Charlo is simply sitting on the belt and Charles is prepared now to struggle him, Mendoza or Fundora.”

“The interim champ was knocked out chilly. I don’t actually perceive why the WBC would even contemplate permitting this rematch to occur. Charles has been patiently ready for his alternative. It’s not truthful to him for this to proceed.”

Charlo has not fought since his knockout victory over Brian Castano on Might 14, 2022. Mendoza knocked out Fundora on April 8, 2023 to garner the WBC Interim World Title.

The 25-year-old Conwell final fought on November 26, 2022, defeating hard-hitting Dominican Juan Carlos Abreu. The 2016 U.S. Olympian additionally holds victories over Juan Carlos Rubio, Patrick Day, Wendy Toussaint, Madiyar Ashkeyev and Courtney Pennington.




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