“I’m a legend,” said Charlo. “… This could be the fight of the year.”
Mexican boxer predicts his fifth consecutive knockout against Germany’s Dominic Boesel on Saturday night.
“I’m hungrier,” Charlo says. “I’m going to have him hurting and crying. I want to knock this guy out.”
Mercado looks to restore the killer instinct that Mike Tyson brought to boxing.
“There are many reasons why a person can’t be objective,” said trainer Stephen Edwards, “and it’s not all racism.”
Next fight, says winning boxer: “I’m coming after Terence Crawford.”
His opponent on Saturday is lefty Errol Spence. Ugas previously defeated two other southpaws: Terence Crawford and Manny Pacquiao
“You’ve got to be tough to go through all of that,” fighter Spence said of trainer James’ tenacity.
Lubin credits trainer Kevin Cunningham and maturity for his recent success.