The unified world super welterweight champ greets fans and signs autographs at San Antonio FC game ahead of his anticipated showdown versus fellow champ Brian Castaño for the undisputed 154-pound crown Saturday, July 17 on PBC on SHOWTIME.
Unified WBC, WBA and IBF 154-pound world champion Jermell Charlo greeted fans and signed autographs at San Antonio FC game this past Saturday, before he enters the ring to take on WBO World Champion Brian Castaño in an undisputed super welterweight showdown on Saturday, July 17 from AT&T Center in San Antonio headlining a Premier Boxing Champions event live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT).
“This game was a great opportunity for me to spend some time with the fans here in San Antonio and let them know that I’m going to give them all a great show on July 17,” said Charlo. “Everyone who came out here can see that I’m ready to become the undisputed 154-pound champion and make this a memorable night at AT&T Center.
“I definitely want to thank San Antonio FC for having me, honoring me on the field, and to all their fans for making me feel welcome. I can’t wait to repay them on fight night.”
In addition to meeting scores of fans prior to San Antonio FC’s first game welcoming fans back with full capacity to Toyota Field, Charlo exchanged a boxing glove for a personalized jersey with San Antonio FC midfielder Victor Giro in a pregame ceremony.
Charlo will look to thrill those fans in the boxing-rich city of San Antonio on July 17 when he puts his three titles on the line against the hard-charging world champion Castaño. The winner of this matchup will become the first four-belt champion of the 154-pound division.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Lions Only Promotions and TGB Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased through www.attcenter.com.
ABOUT CHARLO VS. CASTAÑO
Charlo vs. Castaño will see unified WBC, WBA and IBF World Champion Jermell Charlo and WBO World Champion Brian Castaño battle for undisputed status at super welterweight as all four 154-pound belts hang in the balance for the first time in history on Saturday, July 17 live on SHOWTIME from AT&T Center in San Antonio in a Premier Boxing Champions event.
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and will also feature unbeaten Interim WBA Lightweight Champion Rolando “Rolly” Romero taking on Austin Dulay in the co-main event, plus unbeaten middleweight Amilcar Vidal matching up against veteran contender Immanuwel Aleem in a 10-round bout that opens the telecast.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Lions Only Promotions and TGB Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased through www.attcenter.com. Romero vs. Dulay is co-promoted with Mayweather Promotions.
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