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Charlo-Derevyanchenko, Charlo-Rosario: Judges, Refs For Fights

UNCASVILLE, Connecticut – Veteran New Jersey judge Steve Weisfeld will work both title fights involving the Charlo twins in their pay-per-view debuts Saturday night.

BoxingScene.com has been informed that Weisfeld, who is widely viewed as one of boxing’s best judges, has been assigned to score the Jermall Charlo-Sergiy Derevyanchenko middleweight title fight, as well as the 154-pound championship unification bout between Jermell Charlo and Jeison Rosario. Nevada’s Tim Cheatham and Oklahoma’s David Sutherland also have been assigned to judge Charlo-Derevyanchenko, a 12-round fight for Charlo’s WBC middleweight title.

Cheatham is generally regarded as a consistently accurate judge as well.

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In the biggest fight Sutherland judged recently, he scored Mikey Garcia just a one-point winner over Jessie Vargas (114-113) in their 12-rounder February 29 in Frisco, Texas. The two other judges – Cathy Leonard and Steve Morrow – each scored that fight 116-111 for Garcia.

Sutherland has judged a fight apiece involving Derevyanchenko and Charlo, too.

He had Derevyanchenko ahead, 109-100, before he stopped Tureano Johnson in the 12th round in August 2017. Sutherland later scored Jermall Charlo a 119-109 victor versus Brandon Adams in June 2019.

Both of those scores were in line with how the other judges saw those fights.

New Jersey’s Harvey Dock, who also ranks as one of the sport’s top officials, will be the referee for the Charlo-Derevyanchenko and Charlo-Rosario bouts.

Connecticut’s Glenn Feldman and New York’s John McKaie will join Weisfeld to comprise the judging panel for the Charlo-Rosario fight.

Like McKaie, Feldman is a respected judge, though he did score Rolando Romero a 116-112 winner against Jackson Marinez in their WBA interim lightweight title fight August 15 at Mohegan Sun Arena. Judges Frank Lombardi (118-110) and Don Trella (115-113) also scored that fight for Romero, whose 12-round, unanimous-decision victory caused controversy.

Houston’s Jermall Charlo (30-0, 22 KOs) and Ukraine’s Derevyanchenko (13-2, 10 KOs) will be the main event of Showtime Pay-Per-View’s first three-bout block Saturday night (7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT). Houston’s Jermell Charlo (33-1, 17 KOs) and the Dominican Republic’s Rosario (20-1-1, 14 KOs) will fight for Charlo’s WBC and Rosario’s IBF and WBA 154-pound championships in the main event of Showtime’s second three-fight card, which will begin following a 30-minute intermission after the Charlo-Derevyanchenko fight.

The entire six-fight event can be purchased for $74.95. 

Keith Idec is a senior writer/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by PBR Streetgang on 09-24-2020

I like Dock as ref for both fights.

Comment by Eff Pandas on 09-24-2020

[QUOTE=mxtali;20775073]Iv always thought of weisfeld as a solid judge. [/QUOTE] Same. I was reading this thinking Mall better come for real, not suggesting he wasn't planning to. Those other two judges seem solid too based on the fights noted in…

Comment by mxtali on 09-24-2020

[QUOTE=jonnyc420;20774882]Ah yes Mr. Weisfeld the house judge there for both the Charlo twins, one palm Showtime/Haymon don't have to grease.[/QUOTE] Iv always thought of weisfeld as a solid judge. Any bad scores he’s put out lately?

Comment by mxtali on 09-24-2020

[QUOTE=revelated;20774893]Good old Harvey Dock. The one who saved Golovkin from hitting the mat from Derevyanchenko's body shot. Alright then, Charlo for the win. Both of them[/QUOTE] Definitely a bad call from Harvey dock

Comment by revelated on 09-23-2020

[QUOTE=Joeboxeo;20774802]Harvey Dock is a really good refere, i like him[/QUOTE] Good old Harvey Dock. The one who saved Golovkin from hitting the mat from Derevyanchenko's body shot. Alright then, Charlo for the win. Both of them

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