Jermall charlo assured that he is in no rush to climb to 168 pounds, to have his match against Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez.
This Saturday, Jermall will face the mexican Juan Macías Montiel exposing his world middleweight championship of the CMB.
According to what he told the magazine Boxing News, Jermall He does not want to rush up the division to measure forces with Álvarez.
“I am going to campaign in 160,” he said. Charlo. “The fights are here, so it could end here at 160 if that’s what it takes. Canelo he’s campaigning at 168 and 175. It’s not that I can’t make those weights, I’m a big middleweight, but I’m campaigning at 160 ″.
Charlo He emphasizes that at this point he is not interested in going up to 168 pounds.
“Those guys in their normal life walk around 200 pounds and then they go down to be super medium or semi heavy. I don’t get to 200. So, at this point in my life that I’m in, there’s nothing I can do, except fight at 160 pounds, “he said. Hit man.
Jermall Charlo will think of Canelo once he finishes with Montiel
Without getting excited, Jermall charlo he said he will think of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez or other rivals, only when their commitment to Juan Macías Montiel has finished. Jermall fight
“The pressure increases,” he said. Charlo. “I can’t look bad against a guy like Montiel because then the world is going to think that I’m not capable of fighting guys like Golovkin or Canelo“.
“A small mistake could be a big step for me. I’m not saying it’s something I’m thinking about, but it’s a great risk to fight someone who really has nothing to offer other than power, ”the undefeated continued.
“So I expect nothing less than him coming to bring me war. It will be a fight with fireworks, ”explained the American. “He is a hard puncher and I am a hard puncher myself. He has 22 knockouts, I have 22 knockouts. So of course I have to defend myself and fight the fire. “