Brian Castaño, 154-pound champion for the OMB, He asked Al haymon Y Showtime Boxing give him immediate revenge with Jermell charlo, super welterweight monarch for the WBA, WBC Y FIB, after the tie they held in San antonio, texas.
“I felt that I won the fight,” he said at the end of the contest. “I want to ask for the rematch immediately because I know that I won it, some hand has hit me, that does not mean that I won the fight.”
A judge saw the American win by 117-111, another the Argentine by 114-113 and the third 114-114 to decree the tie and thus both boxers maintain their scepters.
However, in social networks there was annoyance by the card that saw widely win to Charlo, because they considered that there was no way that the South American boxer lost by that score.
The first rounds were in favor of Chestnut and although in the second round he felt the punch of Charlo and he was touched for a large part of the round because of that, in the third he managed to connect good fists that caused him to recover.
In the rest of the confrontation, Brian he was very selective with his fists and was much more dangerous, but in the 10th round again Jermell put the Argentine in danger, who managed to survive the rest of the fight.
“It was a tough fight where he hit me with one or another blow, it really hit hard,” he said in an interview with ESPN Knockout. “Fight is fight. I knew that with one hand I could connect and hurt, we did what we could, we worked 100 ”.
Although the goal was to come out with all four 154-pound belts, Brian Castaño revealed that he left with a good taste in his mouth.
“With the wind against it is a tie with flavor in victory,” said the Buenos Aires, Argentina. “I hope he gives me revenge, so nothing, he wants this belt and I want his.”
– Premier Boxing Champions (@premierboxing) July 18, 2021