Jermall Charlo remains mandatory for Golovkin
From the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY Jermall Charlo (26-0,20KO’s) took on Hugo Centeno Jr (26-1,14KO’s) for the interim WBC Middleweight Title live on Showtime.
The fight started as somewhat of a tactical battle with both men trying to establish their jab. Very little risk taking as it was a feel out round for both men. Charlo showed a lot of patience trying to figure his opponent out.
In the second stanza Charlo seemed to hurt Centeno and quickly went forward to move in for the kill. Charlo caught him with a beautiful combination that dropped him and Centeno was unable to beat the count. Charlo scored a fairly easy second round knockout.
With the victory he becomes the interim WBC Middleweight Champion. The victory also makes him the mandatory for Gennady Golovkin’s WBC Middleweight Title. After the fight Charlo wasted no time calling out Golovkin.
By: Wilson Urena