In the first televised fight of the night, 24 year old undefeated Jermall Charlo stops Lenny Bottai in Round 3 with a vicious short left hook that ended the fight early.
Charlo (20-0, 16 KO’s) retained his undefeated record on Saturday night at the MGM Grand and earned title fight for next year. Bottai (22-3, 9 KO’s) was able to got up, after that short left hook, at the count of eight but in a very unsteady legs. The referee stopped the fight just in time Bottai’s corner threw a towel.
“K9 I want you boy! I want you!”, said Charlo during the interview after the fight.