Charlo vs Jackson Info
Jermell Charlo beat John Jackson by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 21st May 2016 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom in Las Vegas.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the WBC super welterweight championship of the world.
Charlo vs Jackson stats
Jermell Charlo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Jackson made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jackson had a massive power advantage over Charlo, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Charlo's 44%.
Jermell Charlo was the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Jackson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Charlo. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Jermell Charlo & John Jackson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Charlo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Jackson, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 120 more professional rounds, 226 to Jackson's 106.
Charlo vs Jackson form
Charlo had won 4 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Joachim Alcine on 31st October 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at NRG Arena, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Vanes Martirosyan on 28th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mario Alberto Lozano on 13th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Charles Bellamy on 24th May 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Jackson had beaten 3 of his last 4 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Dennis Laurente on 2nd August 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Full Sail University, Winter Park, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Carlos Adan Jerez on 15th November 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Quorum Córdoba Hotel, Cordoba, Argentina.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Andy Lee on 7th June 2014 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Jorge Daniel Miranda on 7th December 2013 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Club Atlético Talleres, Cordoba, Argentina.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, John Jackson had been fighting more than Jermell Charlo.
Going to this contest, Jermell Charlo had last fought 4 years 9 months and 11 days ago, while John Jackson's last outing had been 5 years and 9 days ago.
Charlo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.5 rounds on average.
Jackson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year 7 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.