The coach of Jermell charlo, Derrick James, said the fight against Brian Castaño It was not a close battle, but one that the Argentine missed many of his shots and tried to steal the rounds at the end.
“I think that Jermell charlo He should have thrown more jabs, been more active, but every time he threw punches I was hurting him (at Chestnut) ”, Explained the coach Derrick James to Fight Hub. “Was it a close fight? Noel (Brian Castaño) he was trying to steal the rounds; I wasn’t really doing anything. “
James think that Chestnut he was missing a lot of shots, but he was still impressing the judges, despite those mistakes.
“He was really missing all those shots, but to the judges behind him, it seemed like he was more active and landing those shots,” the coach noted. “He connected some, but not as many as they thought.”
James assured that his pupil, the super welterweight champion of the FIB, AMB Y CMB, should have raised his hand at the end of their fight last Saturday night at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Ultimately, the judges decided to give a tie divided between Jermell charlo Y Brian Castaño, which meant that both retained their titles.
Charlo’s power frightened Castaño
The same way, Derrick James, assured that the power of fists of Jermell charlo It was a factor for the Argentine to change his strategy above the ring.
“The hit (of Charlo) was a problem (for Chestnut)”, he pointed James. “Respect and power were a big problem. I think when Chestnut it was connected, it hurt him a lot ”.