Jermall Charlo outpoints Austin Trout
- Updated: May 21, 2016
Jermall Charlo secured a 2-0 night for the Charlo Brothers on Saturday night, as he outpointed former junior middlweight titlist Austin Trout in a close fight.
Charlo (24-0, 18 KOs), who was defending his IBF title, managed to land the bigger punches throughout the fight, though Trout had plenty of good moments with counter punches.
Late in the fight, Charlo kept getting off his punches first, forcing Trout to fight going backwards and the judges saw Charlo as the most effective fighter at the end of the night, scoring it 115-113, 116-112 and 116-112 in favor of Charlo.