Athletistic/Boxing. Undisputed junior middleweight world champion Jermell Charlo (35-1) commented on the decision to award the WBO junior middleweight belt to Tim Tszyu (23-0) when Charlo fights the undisputed super middleweight world champion Saul Alvarez (59-2).

“Right now, Tim Tszyu is seen as a paper champion,” Charlo said in an interview with Main Event’s Ben Damon. “If they give him the WBO belt and he advances in his career, then he will become like that – a ‘on paper’ champion, someone who has done nothing for it.

I had to eliminate everyone to win my belts. And if Tszyu sees this, he shouldn’t stand up because he hasn’t done anything in boxing. Of course, I took advantage of the opportunity and chose the fight with Saul over Tim. He may be famous in Australia, but not in the boxing world.

He’s not a real champion. He fought Carlos Ocampo. Who is Ocampo? He hasn’t faced any real, tough opponents. Maybe one day he will have such an opportunity. Tim Tszyu has done nothing in boxing. Let them tell him to remain modest and silent. »

The fight between Alvarez and Charlo is scheduled for September 30 in Las Vegas, United States. After the fight, regardless of the result, Charlo will be stripped of the WBO title, which will automatically go to Tszyu.

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