We are hours away from the much-anticipated champion vs champion matchup between the IBF, WBC, and WBO super-welterweight champion Jermell Charlo and the WBA champion Brian Castano.
Every time Jermell Charlo gets into the boxing ring there is a lot of drama and theatrics leading up to the fight. But this fight against Castano is a huge fight in Charlo’s career as he is only one win away from winning his fourth major title.
Going into the fight there is bad blood between Jermell Charlo and Brian Castano. And things almost got out of hands during the official weigh-in for the title unification bout as Jermell Charlo’s teammate got into an unpleasant altercation with Castano’s teammate.
Luckily, the officials and security were able to control the situation before the verbal altercation could turn into a fistfight. But, this intensity during the weigh-in just goes on to show that the fans are in for a wild night.
Charlo vs Castano Record:
The IBF, WBC, and WBO super-welterweight champion, Jermell Charlo has an incredible pro boxing record with 34 wins and only one loss. Charlo has secured 18 wins, which is not quite spectacular when compared to Castano’s record.
Brian Castano has a higher finishing rate with 12 KO wins in his 17 pro fights. However, it must be considered that Jermell Charlo has had a tougher road to the titles in the division.
Charlo won the WBC title by beating Tony Harrison in 2019 with a 11th round KO finish. Then he would go on to win the IBF and WBO titles by beating Jeison Rosario.
Though Brian Castano has not suffered defeat inside the boxing ring yet he had a draw against Erislandy Lara back in 2019.
Charlo vs Castano: Age, Height, Reach
Jermell Charlo (31 years old) has a height of 5 ft 11 inches and a reach of 73 inches. Meanwhile, his opponent, Brian Castano(31 years old) is 5 ft 7 and a half inches tall and has a reach of 67.5 inches.
Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano Weigh-in:
Jermell Charlo weighed in at 153 lbs for the title unification bout while Castano weighed in at 153 and a quarter pounds for the fight.
It’s needless to say that Jermell Charlo has the physical advantages over Castano but Castano’s relentless pressure might put Charlo in trouble if the fight goes to the later rounds.
Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano Net worth comparison:
As per reports, Jermell Charlo’s net worth is over $1.75 million. Charlo earned a fortune for his fights against Tony Harrison and Jeison Rosario with a fight purse of $1 million for each fight. On the other hand, Brian Castano has a net worth of $1 million.
So who do you think will get the victory on 17th July at AT & T center?