Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Charlo vs Rosario?
Jermell Charlo beat Jeison Rosario by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 26th September 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This contest was for the unified super welterweight championship of the world, with the WBC, WBA & IBF belts on the line.
Also, on the undercard Jermall Charlo beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko for the WBC World Middleweight championship, Brandon Figueroa defeated Damien Vazquez for the WBA World Super Bantamweight belt, Luis Nery was victorious over Aaron Alameda for the WBC World Super Bantamweight title, John Riel Casimero beat Duke Micah for the WBO World Bantamweight championship and Daniel Roman defeated Juan Carlos Payano.
Charlo vs Rosario stats
Jermell Charlo stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jeison Rosario made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rosario had advantage in power over Charlo, with a 70% knock out percentage over Charlo's 52%.
Jermell Charlo was the older man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Charlo had 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Jermell Charlo & Jeison Rosario fought out of an orthodox stance.
Charlo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 years and 5 months earlier than Rosario, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 138 more professional rounds, 256 to Rosario's 118.
Charlo vs Rosario form
Charlo had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Tony Harrison on 21st December 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Toyota Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jorge Cota on 23rd June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Tony Harrison on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Austin Trout on 9th June 2018 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
He had won against Erickson Lubin on 14th October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Rosario had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Julian Williams on 18th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA Super World Super Welterweight and IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jorge Cota on 20th April 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park , California.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Mark Anthony Hernandez on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had won against Juan Rodriguez on 30th November 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Hotel Dominican Fiesta, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
He had lost to Jamontay Clark on 24th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jeison Rosario had been fighting more than Jermell Charlo.
Going to this contest, Jermell Charlo had last fought 2 years, 11 months and 18 days ago, while Jeison Rosario's last outing had been 2 years, 10 months and 21 days ago.
Charlo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
Rosario's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Charlo vs Rosario start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, United States, which was around 5:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Charlo vs Rosario?
Jermell Charlo was a 11/50 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Jeison Rosario made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.