Lamont Peterson and Jermell Charlo might be the “favored” fighters going into Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING event, but the can’t miss doubleheader has the potential to showcase the painful reality of what boxing is all about. Peterson is looking to prove he’s still one of the best fighters in the world at 140 pounds against Dierry Jean – a dangerous opponent who’s earned his title shot the hard way. In the co-feature, Charlo is faced with the toughest test of his career in Gabriel Rosado, a man who has been in the ring with some of the best junior middleweight and middleweight fighters in the world.
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ABOUT “PETERSON VS. JEAN”
Peterson vs. Jean, a 12-round fight for Peterson’s IBF Junior Welterweight World Championship, will take place Saturday, Jan. 25, at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. The live SHOWTIME telecast begins at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) and will be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP). In the co-featured bout, Junior Middleweights Jermell Charlo and Gabriel Rosado square off in a 10-round fight for the WBC Continental Americas Super Welterweight Title. Preliminary bouts will air on SHOWTIME EXTREME® at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
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