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Jermell Charlo and Jermall Charlo following in the footsteps of the Kiltschkos as the twins look to become bonafide boxing superstars

Jermell Charlo and Jermall Charlo following in the footsteps of the Kiltschkos as the twins look to become bonafide boxing superstars

Earlier this month, Jermell Charlo became the undisputed super welterweight world champion by knocking out Brian Castano in their rematch.

Jermall Charlo, meanwhile, is a two-weight world champion, having won the IBF title at 154 lbs and then he moved up to middleweight in 2018 to claim the WBC crown.

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Jermell dropped Castano twice in round 10 to win by stoppage

The Charlo twins are targeting some huge fights

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The Charlo twins are targeting some huge fights

The twins do everything together including headlining a joint pay-per-view card and they have fought for world titles on the same night.

As it stands, the Charlo brothers are perfectly poised to push on and become two of the biggest names in boxing with a number of mouth-watering match-ups on the horizon.

We have seen successful brothers in boxing in the past from Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko to Michael and Leon Spinks and Rafael and Juan Manuel Marquez.

Now in their primes, the Charlos have what it takes to put their name alongside these legends of the sport.

The twins were born in Lafayette, Louisiana, but were raised in Houston, Texas.

They were initially taken to the gym by their father, who used to be a professional boxer, and eventually started training under Ronnie Shields, who also worked with two-weight undisputed champion, Evander Holyfield.

The Charlo brothers are often ringside for each others fights to show support

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The Charlo brothers are often ringside for each others fights to show support


Both brothers enjoyed successful amateur careers, with Jermall almost making it to the Olympics in 2008 had it not been for an injury, but it was Jermell who was the more hyped prospect going into the professional ranks.

Despite the early consensus, however, it was Jermall who seemed to take to the professional style better than Jermell, to the point that he went on a 14-fight knockout streak between 2010-2014.

Jermall was the first of the twins to pick up a world title, when he stopped Cornelius Bundrage in the third round in 2015 to…

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