Brian Carlos Castaño used a short in tribute to Diego Armando Maradona with which he won the super welterweight belt of the OMB in view of Patrick Teixeira.
The Argentine boxer showed an image of 10 with the legend D10s as a tribute to the world soccer legend, who passed away on November 25.
As well Carlos Castaño, his dad and coach, wore a T-shirt with the iconic image of Diego kissing the world Cup of Mexico 1986 with the legend, ‘always in our hearts’.
Brown defeated widely by unanimous decision Teixeira on cards of 120-108, 119-109 and 117-111, in the Brazilian’s first defense of the 154-pound scepter.
The mandatory fight for OMB It was initially scheduled for 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic prevented it from taking place.
Since the bell rang Brian Castaño came out to press and deliver a great volume of blows to Teixeira, who never found a way to counter that pressure.
“I wanted someone easier”
Patrick Teixeira was crowned world champion on November 30, 2019, when he defeated by unanimous decision Carlos Adames.
Although he was inactive in 2020, the fight was finally held against Brian Carlos Castaño and the Argentine warned that he believed that the Brazilian wanted a lower level rival than him.
“Teixeira is a good fighter, but maybe he didn’t want to fight me in his first defense,” he confessed Brown prior to combat in interview with Boxing Scene. “I think I wanted someone easier. It’s not that he didn’t want to face me, but I’m convinced that he would have wanted a lower level or easier opponent in his first defense.