Undisputed Tremendous Middleweight Champion Álvarez Defends Titles In opposition to Undisputed Junior Middleweight Champion Charlo

Saturday, September 30 Headlining SHOWTIME PPV® From T-Cellular Area in Las Vegas Canelo Promotions Presents a Premier Boxing Champions Pay-Per-View

NEW YORK – August 15, 2023 – Boxing superstars Canelo Álvarez and Jermell Charlo confronted off for the primary time on Tuesday at a kickoff press convention in New York to preview their blockbuster showdown that headlines a SHOWTIME PPV (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) on Saturday, September 30 from T-Cellular Area in Las Vegas. Canelo Promotions will current the Premier Boxing Champions Pay-Per-View.

The undisputed tremendous middleweight world champion Canelo will tackle the undisputed junior middleweight world champion Charlo in a historic matchup that can pit two reigning undisputed champions towards one another for the primary time within the four-belt period.

Tickets for the reside occasion, which is promoted by Canelo Promotions and TGB Promotions, can be found via 

Here’s what the press convention individuals needed to say Tuesday from Palladium Occasions Sq.:


“Thanks to Jermell for taking this combat. I’m very glad to be on this place and to be in large fights. Jermell is a good fighter who takes on large challenges identical to I do. I all the time take dangers.

“Jermell is a good fighter and this can be a combat that’s been on the market as a chance for a very long time. Now’s the right time for this combat.

“I’m gonna put the whole lot into the ring. My expertise, my energy and my expertise. It’s going to take the whole lot to win this combat. It’s going to be a terrific night time for the followers.

“It’s good that individuals are saying I’ve misplaced a step. It’s wonderful. I do know why I didn’t look pretty much as good in my final two fights. I do know why and I’m completely different now. I’m making ready now for a distinct kind of fighter.

“I’m 100% centered on this combat. Then we’ll see what occurs after. Everybody needs drama and for us to combat on this stage, however when two fighters are 100% centered like we’re proper now, it’s gonna make it a terrific combat within the ring.

“I’ve the whole lot that he says he has as nicely. I’ve expertise and I’ve been on this place plenty of occasions. That’s why we’re right here. We’re going to search out out if he’s obtained sufficient on September 30.

“I really like being in these sorts of fights. Keep tuned on September 30 as a result of that is gonna be a terrific night time for boxing.”


“It is a very long time coming. Canelo and Eddy are legends within the recreation of boxing. They’ve placed on nice reveals and I need to be the one which will get in there and takes all of it away from them.

“Me and my brother Jermall have been placing on for boxing and it’s our time now. Lots of people are frightened in regards to the flawed issues. Once you need to win one thing this large, you must danger all of it.

“I simply need to quiet my haters and doubters and switch non-believers into believers. I’ve watched plenty of nice individuals within the sport of boxing and now I feel that is the very best second for me to go away my mark. With two nice fighters in there, you get nothing however fireworks. When this combat introduced itself, it was a no brainer to make this occur.

“I’m gonna practice my ass off and be clever. I do know I’m transferring up in weight, however who cares? That received’t cease me from getting in there and doing it the best way I do it. I’m excited for this second.

“My coronary heart, need and willpower will give me what I have to win. I assure a terrific night time and that you simply’re gonna hear some lions roaring.

“I don’t have any excuses. No matter occurs occurs. I got here right here to win this combat. I’m not laying down. I don’t care what anybody says.

“I’m so proud to be one of many fighters who’s capable of get in there and step up and combat the very best. I’m gonna be coaching my ass off. Tune in on September 30. Be there or be sq.. We’re gonna flip this into an entire new ball recreation.”

EDDY REYNOSO, Canelo’s Coach and Supervisor

“Right here we’re in New York, as soon as once more asserting what can be among the finest fights in current reminiscence. Types makes fights, and I imagine that each Charlo and Canelo possess the form of contrasting types that followers will like to see in a combat.   

“Charlo is a good champion and has a terrific coach in as Derrick James. He is a good fighter with a giant coronary heart that has gotten up off the mat after shedding, and that makes him much more harmful. He misplaced, however he additionally redeemed himself and confirmed you could redeem your self to earn large fights like this one. 

“This may positively be a problem. Charlo is able to ending the combat at any second, and we should be prepared for something he migh do. 

“We all know it will likely be a tricky combat, however we’re all the time prepared. You’ll all see a terrific combat, and additionally, you will see a really completely different Canelo in comparison with the one you noticed throughout the previous few fights.”

DERRICK JAMES, Charlo’s Coach

“It is a combat that Jermell Charlo has all the time wished. It’s the kind of combat he’s wanted to place him into tremendous superstardom. Canelo is a good fighter with a terrific coach and so they’ve been so constant through the years. It’s exhausting to do this in boxing.

“It’s gonna take Jermell being the very best model of himself. He’s gonna need to be centered in coaching camp and centered within the combat. He’s gonna get what he must get due to the main target he has and since he is aware of he needs to be himself.

“Jermell needs to be comfy with the load on combat night time. He’s daring to be nice. He’s all about stepping up and taking the challenges. He needs to be undisputed in two weight courses on the similar time.

“It’s all about us coming in and doing what we do finest. Each guys are gonna attempt to do no matter they will do to come back out profitable. It’s gonna be a terrific and thrilling night time of boxing.”

TOM BROWN, President of TGB Promotions

“September 30 can be one other night time of historical past. It’s spectacular what each males have achieved to change into undisputed. And we even have the back-to-back Coach of the 12 months winners in Eddy Reynoso and Derrick James up right here as nicely. It’s the whole lot you’d need for a mega combat.

“Canelo is really one of many sport’s finest ever. He’s a hero in Mexico and universally revered. He’s a throwback fighter who takes on all challengers and he’s boxing’s greatest star.

“Jermell will carry the whole lot he’s obtained to this combat. He’s cleaned out the division and overwhelmed each fighter he’s confronted. He’s not simply satisfied he can win this combat, he’s satisfied he’ll.

“It is a traditional old fashioned combat with two guys who can actually crack. It should come all the way down to who can deal with themselves underneath fireplace. It’s an excellent combat you don’t need to miss.”


“Coming off among the greatest and most anticipated fights in current reminiscence, we now have a particular one on September 30. That is one other matchup with historic implications, the primary bout within the four-belt period pitting two undisputed champions.

“No matter who you’re rooting for, these two males are among the many elites in boxing. Each have historic achievements. Canelo has defeated 18 world champions in his profession. He has fought at the least one world champion yearly for the final 10 years.

“Jermell Charlo is the primary undisputed 154-pound world champion within the four-belt period. He may be part of Terence Crawford as the one male boxer to change into undisputed in two weight courses within the four-belt period.

“This occasion is a uncommon alternative to witness greatness. Greatness means not being happy with being the primary and solely four-belt undisputed tremendous welterweight champion. Greatness is pushing for extra; extra challenges, extra historical past, persevering with to check the boundaries of your individual efficiency. Greatness is taking robust fights and massive challenges whenever you don’t need to.”

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