Castano vs Lara

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  • Castano vs Lara
  • 15-0-0 25-3-2
  • SD SD
  • Score Cards 114-114, 113-115, 115-113
  • Saturday 2nd March 2019
  • Barclays Center, New York, USA
  • Vacant WBA World Super Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 29 age 35
  • 5' 7" / 170cm height 5' 9" / 175cm
  • 66.9" / 170cm reach 74" / 188cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • tape record
  • TKO SD KO TKO UD < form SD UD KO UD TKO <
  • 15 wins 25
  • 11 by ko 14
  • 73% Ko% 56%
  • 0 Losses 3
  • 0 draws 2
  • 2012 Debut 2008
  • tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
  • WBA 2
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

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Castano vs Lara Info

Brian Carlos Castano drew with Erislandy Lara by split draw on Saturday 2nd March 2019 at Barclays Center in New York.

The scorecards were announced as 114-114, 113-115, 115-113, meaning it was a split draw.

The fight took place over rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).

This contest was for the vacant WBA super welterweight championship of the world.

Castano vs Lara stats

Brian Carlos Castano stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Erislandy Lara made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Castano had advantage in power over Lara, with a 73% knock out percentage over Lara's 56%.

Brian Carlos Castano was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.

Lara had a height advantage of 2 inches over Castano. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Brian Carlos Castano fought out of the orthodox stance, while Erislandy Lara was a southpaw.

Castano was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 2 months later than Lara, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 117 less professional rounds, 96 to Lara's 213.

Erislandy Lara was ranked number 2 by the WBA in the 154lb division.

Castano vs Lara form

Castano remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Cedric Vitu on 10th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had beat Michel Soro on 1st July 2017 by split decision in their WBA Interim World Super Welterweight championship fight at Casino d'Evian, Evian les Bains.

Going into that contest, he had won against Michel Soro on 1st July 2017 by split decision in their WBA Interim World Super Welterweight championship fight at Casino d'Evian, Haute-Savoie.

Before that, he had beat Emmanuel De Jesus on 26th December 2016 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Interim World Super Welterweight championship fight at Estadio Polideportivo Presidente Perón, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He had defeated Marcus Upshaw on 12th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Robinson Rancheria Resort & Casino, California, USA.

Lara had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jarrett Hurd on 7th April 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Terrell Gausha on 14th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Yuri Foreman on 13th January 2017 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah.

Before that, he had beat Vanes Martirosyan on 21st May 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas.

He had won against Jan Zaveck on 25th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Hialeah Park Race Track, Hialeah.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Erislandy Lara had been fighting more than Brian Carlos Castano.

Going to this contest, Brian Carlos Castano had last fought 11 months and 20 days ago, while Erislandy Lara's last outing had been 10 months and 23 days ago.

Castano's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 7 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

Lara's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 4 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

What time did Castano vs Lara start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 4:00 am UTC at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was 11:00 pm EST or 8:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 am GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Castano vs Lara?

Castano vs Lara was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

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