El sparring entre Brian Castaño y Yordenis Ugás

Yordenis Ugás shared an unpublished video in which he sparred against Brian Castaño four years ago, when both had not yet become world champions.

“Four years ago I did with Brown several rounds of sparring, they made their camp at my gym here in Las Vegas“Wrote the Cuban in Twitter. “A great experience, he works hard and is humble. Thanks, champ. Happy for your triumphs. Happy Christmas”.

At that time, the Cuban was far from the welterweight division. He later faced Shawn porter for the WBC belt and lost his fourth fight as a professional.

During this year, Ugas became world champion by defeating by unanimous decision Manny pacquiao for the 147 pound scepter of the AMB. Yordenis he won on the cards by 115-113, 116-112 and 116-112.

Ugas entered relief two weeks in advance against Pacquiao, because Errol spence they discovered a retinal detachment in his left eye. While Yordenis I was going to fight with Fabian Maidana, who also suffered an injury.

Now he is preparing to unify the belts against Errol spence, welterweight champion of the CMB Y FIB, in early 2022.

The path of Yordenis Ugás and Brian Castaño

For its part, Brown was beginning to climb in the super welterweight division with the interim belt of the AMB. That time he beat Emmanuel de Jesus in Argentina.

He became world champion in March 2018 by defeating Cedric vitu by technical knockout in the twelfth round.

In February 2021 he got the definitive belt of the AMB of the category by beating Patrick Teixeira By unanimous decision by cards of 119-109, 120-108 and 117-111.

In July of this year he faced Jermell charlo to unify the four super welterweight championships. However, the fight ended in a draw 114-114, 117-111 for Charlo and 114-113 for the Argentine.

He is now preparing for the second match against Jermell.