Summer 2021
Potentially

Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Potential contest
@ Super Welterweight
17-0-1
35-2-1

Belts on The Line

WBO World Junior Middleweight

The tape

31
Age
33
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 10" / 179 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12TKO 5SD 12TKO 12SD 12
Form
TKO 5TKO 5TKO 2KO 3KO 3
17
Wins
35
12
By KO
24
71
KO%
69
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
1
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2008
108
Pro rounds
219

Current rankings @ Super Welterweight

3
The Ring
9
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Brian Carlos Castano vs Michel Soro preview

When is Castano vs Soro II?

Brian Carlos Castano could face Michel Soro in Summer 2021 at Palais des Sports in Bouches-du-Rhône.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).

Castano vs Soro II stats

Brian Carlos Castano would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Michel Soro would make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 24 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Castano would have a slight advantage in power over Soro, with a 71% knock out percentage over Soro's 69%.

Brian Carlos Castano is the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Soro has a height advantage of 3 inches over Castano. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Brian Carlos Castano & Michel Soro fight out of an orthodox stance.

Castano is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 11 months later than Soro, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 111 less professional rounds, 108 to Soro's 219.

Brian Carlos Castano goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING at super welterweight.

Michel Soro is currently ranked number 9 by the RING in the 154lb division.

Castano vs Soro II form

Castano remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Patrick Teixeira on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Wale Omotoso on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Erislandy Lara on 2nd March 2019 by split draw in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had won against Cedric Vitu on 10th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Paris, France.

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.

Michel Soro has stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Cedric Vitu on 15th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Accor Hotel Arena, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had defeated Anderson Prestot on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône.

Going into that contest, he had won against Greg Vendetti on 8th December 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Palais des sports Marcel Cerdan, Hauts-de-Seine.

Before that, he had defeated John Vera on 24th March 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône.

Hehad beat Ivan Montero on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at La Palestre, Alpes-Maritimes.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Michel Soro has been fighting more than Brian Carlos Castano.

Brian Carlos Castano last fought 3 months and 3 days ago, while Michel Soro's last outing was 1 year, 6 months and 1 day ago.

Castano's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

Soro's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Castano vs Soro II?

Michel Soro is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Brian Carlos Castano if you fancy the incredible upset.

Brian Carlos Castano vs Michel Soro news

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