Tony Harrison Vs. Jermell Charlo II
Date: Saturday, Dec. 21
Time: 8 p.m. ET (main card)
Main event: 9:15 p.m. ET (approximate)
TV: FOX and FS1 for the undercard
Tony Harrison (28-2, 21 KOs) will be fighting tonight in defending his WBC junior middleweight title in a long awaited rematch against former WBC belt holder Jermell Charlo (32-1, 16 KOs) at the Toyota Arena, in Ontario, California. The trash talking is over between the two fighters, and they’ll be ready to settle it tonight. The fight will be shown on FOX PBC Fight Night.
Harrison vs Charlo II Odds
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Odds taken Dec. 17
Harrison vs. Charlo II undercard
Efe Ajagba vs. Iago Kiladze
In other weights on the card, heavyweight contender Efe Ajagba (11-0, 9 KOs) weighed in at 237.75 lbs for his 10 round fight against Iago Kiladze (26-4-1, 18 KOs). For his part, Kiladze weighed in at 230.5 lbs. This fight isn’t expected to go the full 10 round distance, as Ajagba has a major advantage in punching power and talent.
The 33-year-old Georgian Kiladze has been knocked out in 3 out of his last 4 fights since 2018. He’s been stopped by the following heavyweights: Michael Hunter, Joe Joyce and Adam Kownacki. Kiladze was a good cruiserweight, but he’s not looked like the same guy since moving up to heavyweight in 2015.
The 25-year-old 2016 Olympian from Nigeria Ajagba is being brought along slowly by his promoters, who clearly don’t want to rush him at this early stage in his career. Unlike a lot of Olympians, Ajagba has got the youth to be moved slowly.
Ajagba possesses a lot of punching power, but he’s raw in terms of his boxing skills, and he can be hurt. It would be a mistake to put Ajagba in with a solid heavyweight contender, because there would be a good chance that he would be exposed.