Charlo and Castaño, face to face at the weigh-in in Los Angeles.  Photo: Showtime.

The Argentine boxer Brian Castano and the american Jermell Charlo (34-1-1, 18 KOs) will face off tonight for the four super welterweight belts (WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF) in a rematch at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Los Angeles.

The fight is the main one of a card that is televised live on the channels TyC Sportsfrom 23:00 (Argentine time) and ESPNstarting at 21:00 (local time).

The Argentine will get into the ring at midnight in Argentina. The titles at stake are: the scepter of world boxing organization (OMB), held by Brian, and the three held by the Texan; the World Boxing Council (WBC), the International Boxing Federation (FIB) and the world boxing association (WBA). In case of achieving a victory, the one from La Matanza will become the first Argentine to have four world titles at the same time.


Charlo and Castaño, face to face at the weigh-in in Los Angeles. Photo: Showtime.

The statements in the previous one heated up a fight that was postponed twice, first in February and then in March. The controversial arbitration decision in the first round, which took place on July 17, also gives a particular context to this fight since many saw the Argentine as the winner, although the judges gave a draw.

Tonight the referee will be Californian Jerry Cantu. The judges will be Glenn Feldman (from Connecticut), David Sutherland (from Oklahoma), and Zachary Young (from California).

As for the supervisors, the only one released so far is that of the FIB, the American Levi Martínez. It remains for the other three agencies to report theirs.

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  • Jermell Charlo vs. Brian Castaño (12 rounds for the WBA, IBF, WBC, WBO and The Ring super welterweight titles).
  • Jaron Ennis vs. Custio Clayton (12 rounds – welterweight).
  • Marcos Hernandez vs. Brandyn Lynch; middleweight, 10 rounds.
  • Kevin Gonzalez vs. Emanuel Rivera Nieves (10 rounds – super bantamweight)

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