Unbeaten middleweight champion Jermall Charlo and contender Brandon Adams were face to face, wth aj jowl scowl, prior to clambering into the ring this Saturday night in the main event live on SHOWTIME from the NRG Arena in Houston.
Tickets for the live event, promoted by Lions Only Promotions and TGB Promotions, are on sale and can be purchased through Ticketmaster. Charlo vs. Adams is promoted in association with Banner Promotions and The Tournament of Contenders.
This is what both warriors commented about this important fight:
“Houston, we’re back. After seven years it feels good to be home and feel the love that this city gives me. I’m grateful to Brandon and his team for stepping up and answering the call. I hope he knows this is not going to be easy.
“I plan to deliver explosiveness as I always do, as I want to give my fans in Houston and around the world a show to remember for the rest of their lives.
“I know Brandon has worked hard with Dub Huntley and Freddie Roach, but I did my stint with Ronnie Shields, and I’m ready.”
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to be here, and I’m looking to make history to become the new champion, raising my hand Saturday night.
“I just want to do a good performance, and I want us to give the fans something to remember, For history.
“I think Jermall is all he’s proven to be, that’s what I’m up against and that’s the kind of challenge I want on Saturday.
“We are going to get some fireworks this staurday night, as we are both bringing our fight plan. I do not get into what others think. Rather I go for what I believe, and I believe in myself.”
Both warriors overcame the weigh in with ease: Charlo 159.4 pounds and Adams 160 pounds.