Brian Castaño was nominated for Olympia Awards in the category referring to boxing, and also, in the category of gold statuette, he will fight the very Lionel messi. He will go for glory, after an excellent year.
The 2021 of Chestnut it was successful and ponderable, really. He gave a real boxing class to Patrick Teixeira, which earned him to stay with the super welterweight belt of the World Boxing Organization. Currently, he is the only male monarch that Argentina has.
Following his magnificent performance on February 13 at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, the Boxi he knew his ultimate goal was just around the corner. The total unification of the 154 pounds was a possibility. For that, the doll to turn was Jermell charlo.
This evening was embroiled in controversy. When the vast majority of the public saw the Argentine winning, and by a considerable margin, the cards sentenced a bitter tie by split decision. Screams, complaints, whistles and insults anchored the embarrassment in San Antonio. Brian Castaño, however, was a moral winner.
The nomination of Brian Castaño and his crossing with Messi
The Olympia Awards are recognitions that the Circle of Sports Journalists to the most successful Argentine athletes of each season. The 2021 gala will be held on December 14 at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Pilar, and can be seen through the screen of TNT Sports.
Micaela Luján, Mirco Neck and Jeremiah Ponce will accompany Brian Castaño in the nominations for the Olympia Boxing. Although each of the recognized ones stood out in the current year, it is understood that the boy from Casanova will keep the statuette.
Once the above is taken for granted, is it possible that Chestnut snatch the maximum recognition from Lionel messi? After obtaining the Copa América and the enormous undefeated that the Argentine National Team maintains, it seems like a utopia, but the probability is there.
After all, the Boxi left his stamp on the history of Argentine boxing, and almost became the first Latin American boxer to unify all the titles of the same division, an achievement that he achieved Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, after knocking out Caleb Plant.
The boxers who have won the Olimpia de Oro
There are 11 boxers who have won the award for the best Argentine athlete of the year, and it stands out Falucho Laciar, who won it three years in a row between 1982 and 1984.
- Pascual Pérez, 1955
- Luis Federico Thompson, 1959
- Horacio Accavallo, 1966
- Nicolino Locche, 1968
- Carlos Monzón, 1972
- Sergio Victor Palma, 1980
- Santos “Falucho” Laciar, 1982, 83 and 84
- Pedro Decima, 1990
- Julio Cesar Vasquez, 1990
- Sergio “Maravilla” Martínez, 2012
- Marcos “Chino” Maidana, 2013
The rematch between Castaño and Charlo
Although there are no official confirmations, it is rumored that the rematch could take place on February 26, 2022. The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, would be the venue that hosts said contest, as reported by the journalist Mike coppinger.
Now, with his current champion status and the chance to make history cooled by other obligations, the 32-year-old boxer from Buenos Aires has his head busy closing his year in the best way. You can keep a Olympia, and it is even correct that I dream of gold.