Rosario – Was Totally Focused On Beating Charlo During The Pandemic
Jeison Rosario will be working into the biggest fight of his professional career in top condition, according to the unified titlist, who takes on WBC champion Jermell Charlo in a three belt unification fight this coming weekend in the main event of an action pack PBC Card, which takes place at the live from Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Rosario actually benefited from the pandemic period, training without distractions from the outside world during the lockdown. According to the Miami based Champ, there were only two places he could visit, his home and the Gym and all he could focus on, was beating Charlo.
“To be honest, it’s been easier to train during the pandemic,” Rosario told BoxingScene.com. “We’ve been able to concentrate more on just preparing for this fight. With so many things shut down, there isn’t anything we can do anyway other than train and quarantine.
“When I came to training camp, I wasn’t interested in anything besides preparing to beat Jermell Charlo. It’s been easier to train without any distractions. The only places I am able to go anyway are to the gym and then back to the house. Nothing else interests me.”
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Rosario has benefited much from the discipline upheld by his trainer Luis Perez and the hard-work was evident in the fifth round upset former Champ Julian “JayRock” Williams. This time the training was taken to a whole new level as this will sure be the biggest test of his career.
“The last camp we had was the first one that was different from all of the others in my career,” admits Rosario. “It was my first time really putting in all of the hard work necessary to get through a full training camp and achieving greatness. My body grew accustomed to it and it made things much easier for this camp.
“It’s terrible what is happening in the world. But for my own career, I had to find a way to make these times work to my advantage.”
The Jermell Charlo Vs Jeison Rosario will headline a card lined up with five title fights and all will be Live on Pay-per-view.