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Comparing & Contrasting the Charlo Twins


Comparing & Contrasting the Charlo Twins

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Jermall & Jermell Charlo Look to Both Hold World Titles Saturday, May 21, Live on SHOWTIME® From The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (May 17, 2016) – Undefeated identical twin brothers Jermall and Jermell Charlo have the opportunity to become boxing‘s first twins to hold world championships in the same weight class when they enter the ring this Saturday, May 21 live on SHOWTIME from The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

IBF Junior Middleweight Champion Jermall will defend his title against former champion Austin Trout in the co-main event, while unbeaten Jermell will battle fellow contender John Jackson for the vacant WBC Super Welterweight World Championship in the opening bout. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and is headlined by WBA 154-pound champion Erislandy Lara in a rematch against top contender Vanes Martirosyan.

Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and TGB Promotions, are on-sale now. Ticket prices start at $39, and are available online at or through Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000;

While they definitely have their similarities – look the same, have one letter different in their first names, have the same dreams and goals in the same sport – like any sibling relationship, they also have their differences. One likes the color black and while the other likes white. One likes horse racing, one likes basketball. However, one of the things they agree on most, is their desire to make history.

“We never dreamed of being able to make history on the same night and on the same card together,” said Jermell. “It makes it even more intense. The stakes are much bigger.”

“We’ve always planned on making history and the time is now,” said Jermall. “I need him to go in there and do his job and at the end of the night, we’ll both have our hands raised.”

For more information on the Charlos’ similarities and differences, please see the chart below.

 Jermall CharloJermell Charlo
Professional Record23-0, 18 KOs27-0, 12 KOs
One Minute Older
One Minute Younger
May 21 OpponentAustin TroutJohn Jackson
IBF Junior Middleweight World Champion Fighting for Vacant WBC Super Welterweight World Title
Current Boxing StatusIBF Junior Middleweight World Champion Fighting for Vacant WBC Super Welterweight World Title
TrainerRonnie Shields Derrick James
Height6 '0 "5 '11"
Reach73 ½" 73"
Favorite Thing About Your BrotherHow nonchalant he is about thingsThat he's a control freak
Favorite Music To Listen To/Train To80's SoulHip-Hop & R&B
Favorite Boxing ExerciseRunningSit up and punch drill
Favorite Sport Other Than Boxing (to Play/Watch)Horse RacingBasketball, I'm a fanatic
Favorite Vehicle You OwnMercedes GLE (AMG)Mercedes 550
Favorite Shoes/OutfitRick Owens Runners'Lions Only Hat
Favorite Junk FoodSalt & Vinegar ChipsWingstop
Favorite Health FoodKale SaladGround Turkey
Favorite ColorBlackWhite
Favorite MovieDon't have a favoriteShottas
Favorite Reality ShowDon't really watch TVDon't really watch TV
Celebrity Crush Growing UpJada Pinkett SmithPink
Your Perfect VacationBora Bora Anywhere in Greece
First Expensive Thing You Bought As A ProMy Cane Corso dogRolex
Night Owl Or Early RiserEarly riser - 6:30 a.m.Both
Person Outside Of Boxing You Would Most Like To MeetSerena & Venus WilliamsDiddy, because he's a businessman
Boxer You IdolizedTommy Hearns & Evander HolyfieldJoan Guzman because of his underrated power and ferocious hand speed
Athlete You Idolize (Not A Boxer)Allen IversonChris Paul
One Person You Would Invite Over For Dinner (Dead or Alive)Jay-ZAlbert Einstein

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