Jermell Charlo v Brian Castano - Boxing: All You Need to Know

17 May 2022 23:14:16 GMTPlus10
Charlo and Castano to clash in California

Jermell Charlo and Brian Castano clash in a huge super-welterweight title fight this weekend and the winner will be crowned the undisputed 154lbs champion.

The pair battled out a split-decision draw last year and this rematch was originally set to take in March. However, Castano was forced to withdraw from that planned bout through injury.

Charlo brings the WBA, WBC and IBF titles to the ring and El Boxi is the WBO champion. With all four major belts on the line one fighter will walk away as the undisputed king.

When is Jermell Charlo v Brian Castano?

The fight will take place in the early hours of Sunday, 15th May, 2022.

What time is Jermell Charlo v Brian Castano?

The show gets on the road at 2am UK time. The main event will take place a little later, with the fighters expected to ring walk at around 4am.

Where is Jermell Charlo v Brian Castano?

The contest will take place at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Los Angeles, California. The venue boasts a 27,000-seat main stadium and is the home to MLS side LA Galaxy.

Can I watch Jermell Charlo v Brian Castano on TV?

The fight will be shown live on Showtime in the US and, in the UK, the bout will be on the Premier Boxing Champions YouTube channel.

Who is the favourite for Jermell Charlo v Brian Castano?

Charlo is the 1.50 favourite, with Castano a 2.62 shot and a repeat of last year's draw is rated a 15.00 chance. Iron man is currently 2.50 to get the decision this time around and 3.25 to stop El Boxi.

Are there any belts on the line for Jermell Charlo v Brian Castano?

All four major belts are on the line in this undisputed super-welterweight showdown. Charlo holds the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, while Castano is the WBO champ. The pair couldn't be separated in their first bout, but we may see a new 154lbs king crowned this time around.

What is Jermell Charlo record?

Charlo has just one defeat on his 36-fight card and that was a shock loss to Tony Harrison back in 2018. Iron Man went off to get his revenge on Harrison and the American's draw against Castano is the only other blip on his record.

The Texas puncher has good wins over Vanes Martirosyan and Jeison Rosario and Iron Man carries respectable power in this division.

Charlo has seen seven of his last eight wins come via stoppage and the Texas puncher will be hoping to add another knockout victory to his record this weekend.

What is Brian Castano record?

Castano is unbeaten in 19 professional contests. El Boxi battled to a draw against Erislandy Lara in 2019 and that came prior to the stalemate against Charlo.

The Argentine has a good win over Michel Soro on his card and he has 12 knockout victories to date.

However, the power hasn't been as prominent as El Boxi has stepped up in class and only two of Castano's last six fights have failed to go the distance.

Who is on the undercard for Jermell Charlo v Brian Castano?

Jaron Ennis and Custio Clayton get it on in a IBF welterweight title eliminator. There is also a clash between Kevin Gonzalez and Emanuel Rivera to look forward to.

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