Chestnut vs.  I talk about the four super welterweight belts.  Photo: Premier Boxing Champions

The Argentine boxer Brian Castano (17-0-2, 12 KOs) and American Jermell Charlo (34-1-1, 18 KOs) attended the weigh-in this Friday before the main event for the four super welterweight belts that will take place this Saturday night at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Los Angeles, California.

Although there were moments of tension and the boxers sparked in the photo in which they proudly displayed the flags of their countries, both gave below 69,853 kilos the ceiling allowed in the category.

The boxy exposes its title – the belt of the world boxing association (WBO)-, while the North American does the same with his three crowns -that of the World Boxing Council (WBC), the International Boxing Federation (IBF) and the World Boxing Organization (WBO)- in what will be an all or nothing fight.


Chestnut vs. I talk about the four super welterweight belts. Photo: Premier Boxing Champions

Charlo attended the previous confrontation with clear intentions to make Castaño react, but the Argentine did not flinch at the American’s provocations. After attending the scale and seeing that his numbers were below the limit, the one from San Justo smiled before the cameras, hung the albiceleste flag on his shoulders and smiled.

Then, he came down from the stage accompanied by his father Carlos, his coach Matías Erbín and his brother and spoke with the press. “The truth is that we were doing very well with the weight. We were working for that. I showed it on the scale, we are happy because it went well,” he said. It is clear, one of the most difficult battles of the fighters is against the scales.

On the provocations of his rival, the Argentine experienced a peculiarity: “When we were waiting, Charlo’s brother came to play the bad guy, the brother above does not fight. He looked me up and down. But hey, he’s part of the show and we’re glad we’re here,” she blurted out with a final smile.

The Argentine exposes his WBO crown.  Photo: Premier Boxing Champions

The Argentine exposes his WBO crown. Photo: Premier Boxing Champions

The boxer from La Matanza did not hide his desire to get into the ring and was proud of his work in these two months of preparation in Los Angeles. “You have to tidy things up but the job is done. We’ve done a great job, we’re waiting for the day,” he said.

Castaño affirmed convinced: “We work very well and the only thing that will change is that I will knock him out before 12 rounds.“. And he said goodbye to the cry of: “Let’s go Argentina fuck”.

When is the fight and where is it transmitted?

Brian Castano Y Jermell Charlo They will meet again in a 12-round fight this Saturday, May 14 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in California for the unification of the four super welterweight titles.

The main event will begin at approximately 11:30 p.m. (Argentine time), but will depend on the previous fights. Transmit ESPN Knockouts Y TyC Sports. In the United States it can be seen on Showtime.

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  • Jermell Charlo vs. Brian Castaño (12 rounds for the WBA, IBF, WBC, WBO and The Ring super welterweight titles).
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  • Kevin Gonzalez vs. Emanuel Rivera Nieves (10 rounds – super bantamweight).
  • Marcos Hernandez vs. Brandyn Lynch (10 rounds – middleweight).
  • Jerry Perez vs. Erick Lanzas Jr (8 rounds – lightweight).
  • Marlon Tapales vs. José Estrella (8 rounds – super bantamweight).
  • Geovany Bruzón vs. Steven Lyons (6 rounds – heavyweight).
  • Gurgen Hovhannisyan vs. Jesse Bryan (6 rounds – heavyweight).
  • Anthony Cuba vs. Oscar Acevedo (6 rounds – lightweight).
  • Jose Perez vs. Anthony Chavez (6 rounds – featherweight).
  • Jose Mejia vs. Matthew Reed (4 rounds – welterweight).
  • Luciano Sanchez vs. Adrian Silva (4 rounds – heavyweight).

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