Brian Carlos Castaño, super welterweight champion for the OMB, affirmed that if he manages to conquer the 154-pound division it will be an achievement for all Latin America, not only for Argentina.
“I represent all Latinos, not just Argentina”Said the one from Buenos Aires, Argentina. “When I defeat Jermell charlo, I will become the first Latino in history to have all four belts in the division. I don’t want to disappoint anyone ”.
Chestnut represents great hope for his country to be the first boxer to win the four most important championships in any category, after being crowned monarch in February 2021.
In his first contest for a world title, Brian faced Patrick Teixeira, whom during the 12 rounds he suffocated and connected the best blows to win the sash of the OMB of 154 lbs.
“This is the most important fight for Argentina in the last 20 years ”, said the Argentine boxer. “It is my toughest fight, Charlo he is a good boxer, he is strong. I also. On July 17 we will enter a war, why not have it all? Here is the glory. I want to be the first undisputed champion in super welterweight. I want to be among the best Argentine boxers in history, I want both ”.
ChestnutThe 31-year-old is 17-0 with 12 wins coming by knockout and weighing 153.3 pounds. During the confrontation between the two champions, sparks came out and although it did not happen to adults, it was very hot.
Surely in the AT&T Center from San antonio, texas, there will be some Argentine fans supporting Chestnut, because during the weigh-in there was a group that was with drums and trumpets supporting their countryman and it is a place where an Argentine was also a basketball champion like Manu Ginobili.
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