Marcos Maidana Y Brian Castaño had a more than interesting sparring session, when still The Boxi He was an amateur boxer.
By physical and boxing characteristics, Brown fit (or fit) just right with the training needs of Maidana. Strong, powerful, fast and with skillful movements, the Buenos Aires native always proposed considerable difficulty for his opponents, even in practice.
As an amateur boxer, the Isidro Casanova-born man clinched a record of 181 wins, five losses and five draws. He was also a gold medalist at the South American Games, and defeated opponents such as Errol spence or Sergiy Derevianchenko.
The video, which has been circulating on YouTube for several years, has been published since March 2009, so it is at least 12 years old.
In that 2009, Brian Castaño He had not made his professional debut yet, he would do so until September 22, 2012. Maidana, for his part, had just lost in his first coronation attempt, which took place on February 7, 2009 in Germany against Andriy Kotelnik by split decision. In March 2009, Maidana he was probably preparing for the fight that would turn into an epic war in his record, the day he knocked out Victor Ortiz in June 2009.
The video of Maidana and Castaño’s sparring session
Closed gym, several athletes with their respective exercises, and two murderers in a small ring. Heads, inguinals, gloves and buccal for each one. Imaginary bell, and boxing.
All the distances were shuffled in the minutes of action. The house plate was curved shots, almost melee, but there were plenty of shots of all kinds.
The hunger of the young Brian Castaño, against the growing experience of Marcos Maidana. A perfect amalgamation for any show, which took place in the privacy of a training session.
Brian Castaño’s next contest, and his rival’s warning
Patrick Teixeira warned Brian Castaño, that there will be a lot of evil in the ring on Saturday, when they fight at the Fantasy Springs Casino in dispute of the super welterweight world championship of the OMB.
Teixeira recognized the difficulty of dealing with Brown. He also spoke of the respect and friendship they both maintain outside the ring, and the opportunities they sparred.
“Brown he is a difficult opponent, “said the Brazilian in statements to Dan Rafael from The Ring. “I already had the opportunity to spar with him. I know him very well. I think we sparred twice. We prepared for a fight together, I think it was before he fought with (Erislandy) Lara. I evolved a lot after that, and I think he did too. On Saturday in the ring there will be a lot of evil. After the fight, the friendship continues. “