Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez Y Brian Castaño shared a great moment during a video call to congratulate the Argentine, after his fight against Jermell charlo in the unification of the super welterweight belts (WBA, WBC, FIB Y OMB).
“For me, you won, but it’s too bad that they tied,” he said. Saul in a video posted by Salvador Rodriguez from ESPN. “I congratulate you, you bastard, what a great fight you gave, you really did very well.”
“For me you won, you bastard, what a great fight, I congratulate you very much”
– Salvador Rodriguez (@ChavaESPN) July 19, 2021
In the same call, Chestnut He thanked the support of the Mexican who is looking to become the unified champion at 168 pounds.
“Thank you very much, brother,” replied the Argentine. “The truth is that we push forward, you know how this is. It is a pleasure to receive your call ”.
Before the fight, Chestnut stated that he did not feel solely as a representative of Argentina, but of the entire Latino community that sought to give a coup of authority to snatch the 3 belts from the twin Charlo
However, despite the fact that a judge saw him triumph, another declared a tie and a controversial referee card Nelson Vazquez saw the North American win by 117-111, thus sentencing the final draw.
Neither Chestnut neither Charlo they were able to take the historic step to unify the division for the first time in the four belt era.
Chestnut he demanded the rematch as an immediate role and went so far as to say that the fight was stolen from him. However, Charlo He did not commit to a rematch and will take a break to later learn his next step.
For its part, Canelo Alvarez is waiting to know who will be his next rival, after negotiations with Caleb Plant to unify the super middle division they have stalled.