Unbeaten rising prospect Chris “Prime Time” Colbert will venture into the ring against Puerto Rico’s Alberto Mercado as the main event of FOX PBC Fight Night Prelims on FOX and FOX Deportes Sunday, June 23 from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
“Vegas is an extraordinary battle city and they state that you need to battle there to become wildly successful, yet I’m simply centered around doing what I need to do to get the success by whatever methods available,” said Colbert. “I generally hope to overwhelm and demonstrate that I’m a standout amongst the best contenders on the planet, however, no one can tell how a battle will go. Once in a while you simply need to do what you need to do to get the success.”
“I’ve for a long while been itching to emerge and do what others can’t,” said Colbert. “No other prospect or youthful heroes are coming up like me. I would prefer not to cushion my resume. From the earliest starting point, I’ve advised my counselors that I needed to confront the best to substantiate myself each time I venture into the ring.”
The Brooklyn-local has been working diligently with long-term mentor Aureliano Sosa as they get ready for a tough adversary in the 31-year-old Mercado, who has never been halted in his vocation.
Colbert buckling down at his specialty
“I like to continue preparing camp exceptionally steady,” said Colbert. “I’m simply fighting to an ever increasing extent. I think I’ve put in well more than 200 rounds of competing in front of this battle. I’m simply rehearsing what I will do on the battle night. Each camp includes quality and molding, running, exercise center work and eating great. This is my way of life. It is anything but an occasional thing for me. I don’t take any breaks.”
Colbert has effectively confronted three undefeated warriors in his 11-battle star vocation, in addition to two different contenders who had just endured one misfortune. His last battle saw him command veteran Mario Briones on FS1 in April.
On Saturday night, December 22nd, the Charlo siblings commencement Premier Boxing Champions’ new arrangement with FOX. In the co-highlight of a tripleheader, junior middleweight champion Jermell Charlo (31-0, 15 knockouts) makes the fourth resistance of WBC 154-pound title against Tony Harrison (27-2, 21 KOs), live from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center (FOX and FOX Deportes, 8 PM ET/5 PM PT).
Charlo is on a crash course with binding together 154-pound champion Jarrett Hurd however ought not to be looking forward as Harrison speaks to a hazardous test.
It very well may be contended that Charlo hasn’t confronted a puncher very like Harrison previously. Indeed, even in his two misfortunes, Harrison shook Hurd and Willie Nelson before capitulating to ninth-round TKO to both. He can truly split, and if Charlo isn’t cautious, his jawline will be tried.