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Jermell Charlo goes off in being dragged into Benavidez vs. Jermall disussion

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By Sean Jones: Jermell Charlo went off this week after the viewers on his Instagram live stream tried to drag him into the David Benavidez vs. Jermall discussion.

Instead of the viewers focusing on him, they were talking up the potential fight between the two-time former WBC super middleweight champion Benavidez (24-0, 21 KOs) and Jermall (31-0, 22 KOs).

The boxing public isn’t happy because Jermall said he was going to move up to 168 to face Benavidez, but then his trainer came out said he’ll stay at 160 for another year.

Understandably, the fans are furious about it, especially given all the trash-talking about how he would knockout Benavidez within six rounds.

Man, would y’all stop talking about Benavidez in my comments,” said an angry Jermell on Instagram, tired of being included in the Jermall vs. Benavidez.

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“I look like it but, I’m Jermell. I’m Jermell. God Damn.”

The fans likely view the twin Jermell as guilty by association with his ducking brother, who has betrayed himself as not wanting any of that smoke from Benavidez.

Since Jermall wasn’t around, Jermell was a confident target for the fans to lash out at him for his brother’s decision not to take the fight with Benavidez.

It’s hard to believe that Jermall has backed out so quickly of the fight because I figured he wouldn’t back out for a few months. But man, Jermall must have a sudden epiphany, realizing what he was about to get himself into.

So he cut that off real quick by backing out of the fight in lightning speed before the boxing caught wind of the fight.

It would have been a lot worse for Jermall if he waited because the hype train would have been in full motion with fans motivated to see Benavidez and him to battle it out with the winner likely getting Canelo Alvarez. When a fight builds that kind of momentum, it’s like a tsunami, trapping a fighter.

Even if they’ve lost their nerve want no part of the fight, they’re stuck. Jermall made sure that didn’t happen to him with his trainer Ronnie Shields telling the media this week that he WON’T be moving up to 168 for another year and that Benavidez didn’t bring anything to the table.

“I don’t got no drama with Benavidez,” said Jermell in trying to stand clear of the Benavidez-Jermall discussion. The mother f**** a tough fighter. He’s hard as s***.

“My brother going to have a hard fight against him but, I always rock with the Charlo. I don’t give a damn what y’all say. But don’t add me in that dude. Shame is, damn, I’m 154.”

I don’t know what Jermell is doing, saying that he rocks with Charlo when he’s not going to fight Benavidez.

Yeah, he can rock with Jermall, but it won’t be for his non-fight with Benevidez because he’s not taking it.

I hope for Jermall’s sake that he doesn’t take another mediocre contender like we’ve been seeing from him lately. Jermall is rumored to be fighting Juan Macias Montiel next, a guy knocked out in two rounds by Jaime Munguia in 2019.




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