Jermell Charlo’s Media Workout For Canelo – Key Quotes

Jermell Charlo held a media workout on September 11th, 2023, in the run-up to his fight with Canelo Alvarez on September 30th, 2023.

Charlo is attempting to make history by becoming undisputed in a second weight class at 168 as he jumps up two weight divisions from 154. The American is a massive underdog, as the heavier Alvarez is seen as an enormous favorite. Although that may be the case, Charlo was ready to shock the world as the American was very confident heading into the fight. The undisputed champion at 154 worked the pads and promised to deliver a performance that would live long in the memory.

Key Quotes

“I’ve been doing this my whole life and now it’s time to put on for my city. Put up or shut up and do what I do. I’m facing one of the best fighters in the world, you have to be excited for this moment.

“Now is the right time for this fight. We’re in our primes and at our best. I wanna shake the doubters off and prove to the world why I’m in this position. There’s a reason I made it this far. I’m gonna show what I’m made of. Everything I’ve done since I was eight years old, I’m putting it all on the line now,” Charlo

“If I accomplish this massive goal, it’ll be hard to top. I’ll be in the record book with the greats of boxing for a long time.  I’m so dialed in as far as my team and everyone around me. I just need to get in the ring and do what I have to do,” Charlo

“Having two undisputed championships at the same time would be amazing. It would be historic for Jermell. It’s gonna be back and forth early. Canelo has to impose his will, and Jermell has to show him who he is. You have to stop him from being his great self. Jermell’s advantage is actually his size. You have to maximize that advantage. It’s about what Jermell is able to do. He doesn’t have to become the guy, he has to be the guy. You win the fight in the gym. You’re not pulling a rabbit out of your hat. You have to go in the ring having done it the right way,” Derrick James


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