Referee, judges selected for Canelo Alvarez vs. Jermell Charlo boxing match

The officials have been selected for one of boxing’s biggest fights of 2023.

Tuesday at a Nevada Athletic Commission meeting, executive director Jeff Mullen put forth his recommendations for the referee and judges to officiate Canelo Alvarez vs. Jermell Charlo on Sept. 30 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Mullen’s recommendations passed unanimously.

Harvey Dock will receive $4,150 to referee the 12-round title bout. The judges will be Max DeLuca, David Sutherland, and Steve Weisfeld, who will each receive $2,950 each.

The co-main event, a WBC welterweight title bout between Yordenis Ugas and Mario Barrios, will be refereed by Tom Taylor ($2,250), the commission also announced. The judges will be Tim Cheatham, Chris Flores, and Steve Weisfeld ($1,950 each).

Alvarez will put his IBF, WBO, WBA, and WBC super middleweight titles on the line vs. Charlo. He’s won back-to-back fights since his May 2022 loss to Dmitry Bivol.

Charlo is 4-0-1 in his most recent five bouts since a December 2018 loss to Tony Harrison. He most recently competed in May 2022 when he defeated Brian Castano by TKO.

Check out the current Canelo vs. Charlo fight card below:

  • Canelo Alvarez vs. Jermell Charlo

  • Yordenis Ugas vs. Mario Barrios

  • Elijah Garcia vs. Armando Resendiz

  • Erickson Lubin vs. Jesus Ramos

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