Jermell Charlo (Iron Man) is an American professional boxer. He was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S. on May 19, 1990. Charlo made his professional boxing debut at the age of 17 against Corey Sommerville on December 8, 2007. He is a super-welterweight world champion. Charlo is 32 years old, he will turn 33 in 5 months and 11 days.
14 years and 5 months into his professional boxing career, Jermell Charlo has fought 37 times with 35 wins, a single loss, and 1 draw. As of December 2022, Charlo's boxing record stands at 35-1-1 (19 KOs). In total, he has fought 256 rounds of professional boxing in 37 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||6|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||6|
|Losses via KO||0|
|38||Jan 29, 2023||32||Tim Tszyu||NA||NA|
|37||May 14, 2022||31||Brian Castaño||Win||KO10|
|36||Jul 17, 2021||31||Brian Castaño||Draw||SD|
|35||Sep 26, 2020||30||Jeison Rosario||Win||KO8|
|34||Dec 21, 2019||29||Tony Harrison||Win||TKO11|
|33||Jun 23, 2019||29||Jorge Cota||Win||KO3|
|32||Dec 22, 2018||28||Tony Harrison||Loss||UD|
|31||Jun 9, 2018||28||Austin Trout||Win||MD|
|30||Oct 14, 2017||27||Erickson Lubin||Win||KO1|
|29||Apr 22, 2017||26||Charles Hatley||Win||KO6|
|28||May 21, 2016||26||John Jackson||Win||TKO8|
|27||Oct 31, 2015||25||Joachim Alcine||Win||TKO6|
|26||Mar 28, 2015||24||Vanes Martirosyan||Win||UD|
|25||Dec 13, 2014||24||Miguel Alberto Lozano||Win||UD|
|24||May 24, 2014||24||Charlie Ota||Win||UD|
|23||Jan 25, 2014||23||Gabriel Rosado||Win||UD|
|22||Oct 14, 2013||23||Jose Angel Rodriguez||Win||TKO10|
|21||Jun 8, 2013||23||Demetrius Hopkins||Win||UD|
|20||Jan 26, 2013||22||Harry Joe Yorgey||Win||KO8|
|19||Nov 24, 2012||22||Dashon Johnson||Win||UD|
|18||Jun 23, 2012||22||Denis Douglin||Win||KO5|
|17||Mar 24, 2012||21||Chris Chatman||Win||TKO3|
|16||Oct 7, 2011||21||Francisco Santana||Win||UD|
|15||Jun 17, 2011||21||Larry Smith||Win||UD|
|14||Nov 12, 2010||20||Luis Grajeda||Win||UD|
|13||Aug 6, 2010||20||Quinton Whitaker||Win||TKO2|
|12||Jun 18, 2010||20||Adan Murillo||Win||TKO1|
|11||Mar 27, 2010||19||Gerardo Cesar Prieto||Win||UD|
|10||Dec 12, 2009||19||Abdon Lozano||Win||KO2|
|9||Aug 22, 2009||19||Vito Gasparyan||Win||UD|
|8||Jun 26, 2009||19||Federico Flores Jr.||Win||TKO8|
|7||Apr 4, 2009||18||Carlos Garcia||Win||UD|
|6||Feb 28, 2009||18||Juan Serrano||Win||UD|
|5||Oct 10, 2008||18||Deon Nash||Win||UD|
|4||Sep 6, 2008||18||Rodrigo Villarreal||Win||TKO4|
|3||Jun 13, 2008||18||Dwayne Jones||Win||TKO1|
|2||Apr 19, 2008||17||Jesus Villareal||Win||TKO3|
|1||Dec 8, 2007||17||Corey Sommerville||Win||UD|
Jermell Charlo started boxing professionally at 17 years of age. He debuted against Corey Sommerville on December 8, 2007 and defeated Sommerville via 4 round unanimous decision.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on May 21, 2016 after 27 professional fights against John Jackson for the super-welterweight WBC (vacant) title. Charlo defeated Jackson via 8th round TKO to become the new super-welterweight champion of the world.
Charlo's notable victories include wins over Erickson Lubin, Jeison Rosario, Brian Castaño, Tony Harrison, Vanes Martirosyan, Jorge Cota, and Austin Trout. For a complete list of Charlo's best performances refer to Jermell Charlo's best fights.
His most recent fight was for the super-welterweight undisputed championship title against Argentinian boxer Brian Castaño on May 14, 2022. Charlo won the fight via 10th round KO, and successfully defended his WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and The Ring titles and won the WBO title — and became the undisputed super-welterweight champion. It's been 6 months and 24 days since this fight.
These three fights are the highlight of of Jermell Charlo's boxing career so far.
A 26-year old Jermell Charlo (27-0) had his first world title fight against John Jackson for the vacant WBC super-welterweight belt. Charlo defeated John Jackson via 8th round TKO to win the vacant WBC super-welterweight title.
A 30-year old Jermell Charlo (33-1) faced Jeison Rosario, who was 25 years old and 20-1-1 in a super-welterweight unification fight. Charlo deafeated Rosario via 8th round KO to win the WBA (Super), IBF, and vacant Ring Magazine super-welterweight titles and retain the WBC super-welterweight title.
In a rematch, 31-year old Jermell Charlo (34-1-1) faced Brian Castaño, who was 32 years old and 17-0-2 in a undisputed super-welterweight championship bout. Charlo deafeated Castaño via 10th round KO to win the WBO super-welterweight title and retain the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and Ring Magazine super-welterweight titles. He handed Castaño the first loss of his career.
Jermell Charlo's next fight is speculated to be scheduled against Australian boxer Tim Tszyu in a undisputed title fight for January 29, 2023 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. He will be defending his super-welterweight WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring titles.
Jermell Charlo fought for world titles in five fights and won four of them. In total, he has won six belts at super-welterweight (WBA, WBC 2x, IBF, WBO, The Ring). He is a undisputed super-welterweight world champion.
Some of Charlo's best wins so far are against Erickson Lubin, Jeison Rosario, Brian Castaño, Tony Harrison, Vanes Martirosyan, Jorge Cota, and Austin Trout. His draw against Brian Castaño is also among his best performances.
Charlo has knocked out 19 of his 37 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 51.4%. Of his total 35 wins, 19 of them have been via KO (54.3%).
Jermell Charlo has had just a single loss in 37 fights. He suffered his first loss against Tony Harrison via 12 round UD in his 32nd fight — his 31 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. Harrison is the only boxer to beat Charlo. For more details about this defeat, refer to All of Jermell Charlo's losses.