Patrick Day fought for his life until the very end, just as he did in the ring. After four days in a coma, he succumbed to his injuries and passed away today, October 16, 2019. He was just 27 years old.
WBC Interim Champ Jermall “Hitman” Charlo (28-0, 21KOs) will square off against Brandon “Cannon” Adams (21-2, 13KOs) on Saturday, June 29th, at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX. Charlo will be fighting in front of his hometown for only the second time in his career.
Jermell Charlo (32-1-16 KO) knocked out rugged Mexican, Jorge Cota (28-4-25 KO) on Sunday in his first win since dropping a decision (and WBC title) to Tony Harrison (28-2-21 KO) last December. Charlo was back in impressive form, dropping Cota with a short right hook in the third round before drilling him with a picture perfect 1, 2 that left Cota laid out on the canvas.
On Saturday night, December 22nd, Jermell Charlo (31-0 15 KOs) meets Tony Harrison (27-2 21 KOs) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, and live on FoxSports. This is actually a better fight than most people are giving it credit for. There’s no sure thing here; there never is. However, this is intriguing from a clash of styles perspective. There are ways for each fighter to defeat the other.
After a great year of boxing in 2017, 2018 promises to be an exciting year with 5 rising stars poised to make a name for themselves.