Exclusive: Carlos Negron Reacts To Getting Dominic Breazeale Fight On FOX

The Charlo Twins aren't the only fighters competing on the December 22 PBC on FOX card as a pair of once-beaten heavyweights are set to compete there as well.

Former heavyweight title challenger Dominic Breazeale will fight Carlos Negron on the televised portion of the show, taking place at the Barclays Center.

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Right around the time that the full card was announced in a press conference in New York, Fightful managed to get some opening thoughts from Negron. Negron, who has not fought in all of 2018, said he is excited for the opportunity to fight in a big fight such as this one.

"It's true, it's official! I've been training in Miami and I'm excited. I'm healthy and ready for the fight. I know I got a lot to fight when I face Dominic Breazeale. I'm in Puerto Rico for only a short while before I come back to Miami for the full training camp," Negron said.

Breazeale is the current mandatory challenger to the WBC heavyweight title owned by Deontay Wilder. Breazeale has also not fought in all of 2018, last competing in November 2017 when he defeated Eric Molina after eight rounds to become the mandatory challenger.

As for Negron, the Puerto Rican native sports a 20-1 pro record since making his debut in 2009. Negron, who competed in the 2008 Olympics, last fought in June 2017 when he stopped longtime veteran Derric Rossy to win the vacant WBC Continental Americas heavyweight title.

The other two fights announced for the card are Jermall Charlo fighting former world title challenger Willie Monroe Jr. and Jermell Charlo defending his WBC junior middleweight title. The Charlos flipped a coin at the press conference to decide who will headline the event and Jermall won the coin toss.

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