Belts on The Line
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Who won Charlo vs Castano?
Jermell Charlo drew with Brian Carlos Castano by split draw in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th July 2021 at AT&T Center in San Antonio.
The scorecards were announced as 114-114, 117-111, 113-114, meaning it was a split draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 undisputed super welterweight championship of the world, with the WBC, WBA, IBF & WBO belts on the line.
Also, on the undercard Amilcar Vidal beat Immanuwel Aleem and Rolando Romero defeated Anthony Yigit.
Charlo vs Castano stats
Jermell Charlo stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Brian Carlos Castano made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 1 draw, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Castano had advantage in power over Charlo, with a 71% knock out percentage over Charlo's 53%.
Jermell Charlo was the same age as Brian Carlos Castano, at 31 years old.
Charlo had a height advantage of 4 inches over Castano. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Jermell Charlo & Brian Carlos Castano fought out of an orthodox stance.
Charlo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 years and 9 months earlier than Castano, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 126 more professional rounds, 246 to Castano's 120.
Charlo vs Castano form
Charlo had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jeison Rosario on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Welterweight, WBA Super World Super Welterweight and IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Tony Harrison on 21st December 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Toyota Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jorge Cota on 23rd June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Before that, he had been beaten by Tony Harrison on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had won against Austin Trout on 9th June 2018 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Castano remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had 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 defeated Cedric Vitu on 10th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Paris, France.
Hehad won against 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.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jermell Charlo had been fighting more than Brian Carlos Castano.
Going to this contest, Jermell Charlo had last fought 10 months and 10 days ago, while Brian Carlos Castano's last outing had been 5 months and 23 days ago.
Charlo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Castano's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What time did Charlo vs Castano start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Charlo vs Castano?
Jermell Charlo was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Brian Carlos Castano made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.