Photos: Jermall Charlo, Jorge Sebastian Heiland Putting in Work

Fighters competing on the Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia undercard this Saturday, July 29 at Barclays Center held an open-to-the-public media workout Wednesday at Modell's Sporting Goods in Brooklyn before they enter the ring this weekend.

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The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast is headlined by a showdown between four-division world champion Adrien Broner and three-division world champion Mikey Garcia. Participating in Wednesday's workout and kicking off televised action at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT are unbeaten former champion Jermall Charlo and top contender Jorge Sebastian Heiland, who meet in a middleweight world title eliminator.

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Tickets to the event, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, start at $50 (not including applicable fees), are on sale now, and can be purchased at, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. Group discounts are available by calling 844-BKLYN-GP.

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Also in attendance Wednesday and competing in "SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Prelims" on Saturday are heavyweight contenders Gerald Washington and Jarrell Miller, plus Irish sensation Katie Taylor. These two fights will stream live on the SHOWTIME Boxing Facebook page and the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel beginning at 7:15 p.m. ET/4:15 p.m. PT.

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Rounding out the group of fighters participating in the workout Wednesday and competing in undercard action Saturday night are unbeaten prospects Noel Murphy from Ireland, 2016 Haitian Olympian Richardson Hitchins and heavyweight George Arias.

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Here is what the fighters had to say Wednesday:
"I know that Jorge is a come forward kind of fighter. He's going to try to put a lot of pressure on me. It's my debut at 160 pounds so I get a chance to go up against someone who's never been knocked out before and who has knocked out known fighters. I'm preparing for the best of him.
"I want to continue to move up to the bigger names, like I've been doing. Hopefully my performance in this fight will get me more notice from those big names and get me those fights.
"This is a new Jermall Charlo who's better, bigger, faster and stronger. It's my job to show everyone that on Saturday night.
"There are a lot of big fights at 160 pounds for me. I paid my dues at 154 pounds. I stuck around there so that I could climb up the ranks. The timing is perfect.
"My job is to go in there and do what I know how to do. Hopefully I can corner one of those big names soon. I'm not running from anyone. I'm here to fight the best in the world.
"The weight naturally comes off during camp, but now that I don't have to stress as much for it, it feels like the way it always should have been.
"Me and my brother both have been through adversity and our time is now. I want to be one of the best fighters in the world and my job is to take care of this step right here.
"I love being here in New York. This is one of those dreams come true moments. I've always wanted to fight in New York."

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"I am so thankful for this opportunity to be on such a big card. I'm really happy with how welcoming everyone in New York has been. I couldn't be happier or more focused on this fight. This is a crucial fight for me and I can't wait until Saturday.
"The key for Jermall will be his speed. He's a fast boxer but he's jumping up a division. I've been at this weight almost my whole career. I know he will be prepared, so I have to be too. Without a doubt, it will be a battle.
"I've tried different methods of training to improve my punching power and I think it's worked. The training has given me more strength and power in my punches."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by argentinabox22 on 07-26-2017

those are some ugly ass gloves man

Comment by Mammoth on 07-26-2017

Man, i hope Heiland makes it a competitive fight...

Comment by Nsx_r on 07-26-2017

I hope he sparred alot with castaño and chaves

Comment by Golden Boi 360 on 07-26-2017

for a second i thought that was maravilla martinez

Comment by Boxfan83 on 07-26-2017

Is Heiland related to Sergio Martinez? He looks like he could be his little cousin or something...

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