Boxing fans who tune in to Saturday's Showtime Boxing pay-per-view are in for a special two-for-one treat with six fights across two three-fight cards. Headlining those cards are the Charlo twins, Jermall and Jermell, both champions and both putting their championships on the line against proven, dangerous opponents.
The first of the two cards is headlined by Jermall Charlo (30-0, 22 KO) putting his WBC middleweight championship on the line against Sergiy Derevyanchenko (13-2, 10 KO). Charlo, a former super welterweight champion, will be making the second defense of his middleweight belt against Derevyanchenko, who is getting his third crack at a world title after razor thin losses to Daniel Jacobs and Gennadiy Golovkin.
Also on the first card, Brandon Figueroa (20-0-1, 15 KO) will defend his WBA super bantamweight title against Damien Vazquez (15-1-1 8 KO) and Daniel Roman (27-3-1, 10 KO) will battle Juan Carlos Payano (21-3, 9 KO) in a WBA super bantamweight title eliminator.
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This fight is considered the closest of the six on the PPV, according to the oddsmakers at William Hill Sportsbook. Charlo has been favored throughout the week, but by the slightest of margins. As we inch closer to fight time, though, Charlo is now more than a 2-1 favorite to get the job done against Derevyanchenko. Let's take a closer look at the rest of the first fight card with the latest odds from William Hill.
Charlo vs. Derevyanchenko fight card, odds
- Jermall Charlo (c) -190 vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko +160, WBC middleweight championship
- Brandon Figueroa (c) -4000 vs. Damien Vazquez +1500, WBA super bantamweight championship
- Daniel Roman -2000 vs. Juan Carlos Payano +1000, super bantamweights
How to watch Charlo vs. Derevyanchenko
Date: Sept. 26 | Start Time: 7 p.m. ET
Location: Mohegan Sun Arena -- Uncasville, Connecticut
TV: Showtime PPV -- $74.99) | Stream: Sho.com -- $74.99