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Charlo twins to headline Dec. 22 FOX card

Jermell and Jermall will be back in Brooklyn.

Charlo v Trout Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images
Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Jermell and Jermall Charlo will return to action on Dec. 22 in Brooklyn, co-headlining a PBC on FOX card from the Barclays Center.

It’s not yet known which brother will fight in the night’s main event, as they’ll reportedly do a coin flip at a press conference to make that decision.

Jermall, the interim WBC middleweight titleholder, will defend his belt against Willie Monroe Jr in one fight, while Jermell, who has the WBC junior middleweight title, will face Tony Harrison.

Jermall (27-0, 21 KO) is in theory in line for a fight with Canelo Alvarez, who has the full WBC belt, but Alvarez is fighting Dec. 15 at super middleweight against Rocky Fielding. The WBC also ordered a Jermall-GGG fight for a shot at Alvarez, but obviously that never had much real chance of materializing, and it’s unlikely to happen any time soon.

Jermall last fought on April 21, knocking out Hugo Centeno Jr in the second round.

Monroe (23-3, 6 KO) is a former title challenger with losses to Gennady Golovkin and Billy Joe Saunders in world title fights. He’s a good boxer, but proved a bit overmatched in those fights, and figures to in this one, as well.

Jermell (31-0, 15 KO) is known as the lesser puncher of the twins, but he has shown some real power in recent outings, though he did go the distance with Austin Trout in June, winning a majority decision.

Harrison (27-2, 21 KO) is a talented fighter, once thought of as a very good prospect, and has some power. But he’s also lost to Willie Nelson and Jarrett Hurd, and was stopped both times.

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