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Jermell Charlo-Gabe Rosado Possible in Play For 1/25

By Rick Reeno

The fight is not done, but Golden Boy Promotions is attempting to finalize a junior middleweight fight between undefeated rising contender Jermell Charlo (22-0, 11KOs) and tough veteran Gabe Rosado (21-7, 13KOs).

Charlo has been rising in the ranks with wins over Denis Doughlin, Harry Joe Yorgey and Demetrius Hopkins. Rosado is 0-2-1 in his last three fights, but all of them were very competitive efforts against three middleweights - WBA/IBO champion Gennady Golovkin, which ended by a KO in seven, J'Leon Love was turned to a no decision when Love tested positive for a banned substance, and last month Rosado was stopped in ten, due to a severe cut above his eye, by WBO champion Peter Quillin.

If the fight gets done, it will land on undercard to the junior welterweight main event between IBF champion Lamont Peterson and mandatory challenger Dierry Jean, which takes place on January 25th at the DC Armory in Washington. Showtime will televise both fights.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sugarsmosley_ on 11-25-2013

Surely Charlo is thought to win this right? He's GB prized prospect they wouldn't throw him in there with someone they think can beat him. not this early in his career

Comment by takingaim on 11-25-2013

Rosado is nothing but a stepping stone.

Comment by Hougigo on 11-25-2013

[QUOTE=King-;13967396]Good fight to see where Charlo is at and if he could be a contender. I still wish we can get a Roado-Quillin rematch, though[/QUOTE] Him beating Charlo will help because he'll finally get a win.... but a loss is…

Comment by King_ on 11-25-2013

Good fight to see where Charlo is at and if he could be a contender. I still wish we can get a Roado-Quillin rematch, though

Comment by twrx on 11-25-2013

rosado will be used as a gatekeeper but hes just recently made boxing his full time job people forget that and his body is adjusted to 160 now .. so him being used as a gatekeeper will end up hurting…

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