The rematch between Brian Castaño and Jermell charlo due to the unification of the 154-pound titles, he is getting farther and farther away.
Tim Tszyu, Australian who is 19-0 with 15 victories via chloroform, was named mandatory challenger by the OMB of the Argentine boxer, who is the monarch of that body in super welterweight.
The Australian comes from defeating Steve Spark by third round knockout in July of this year, so the OMB evaluated and put it next in line, although you have to wait to know what happens with Charlo and Chestnut.
“In the event that the rematch fight between Jermell charlo and Brian Castaño, the WBO World Championship Committee reserves the right to grant approval considering that unification championship fights prevail over title defense obligations, ”the agency explained in a letter to Tim obtained by BoxingScene.com.
However, in the case of Charlo, monarch of the WBA, WBC and FIB, is already in negotiations with the mandatory challenger of the FIB, Bakhram Murtazaliev.
And according BoxingScene, both sides are already in talks and have even reached an agreement to avoid an auction, despite the fact that the representatives of both sides have not said anything.
Fight between Charlo-Castaño
On July 17, 2021, the unification fight between Jermell charlo and Brian Castaño.
In a contest where there were many exchanges, the Argentine dominated the first half, but during the second he slowed down and the fight tightened.
The judges scored 114-114, 117-111 in favor of Charlo and 114-113 for Chestnut to declare a split tie.