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Who won Teixeira vs Castano?
Brian Carlos Castano beat Patrick Teixeira by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 13th February 2021 at Fantasy Springs Casino in California.
The scorecards were announced as 109-119, 108-120, 111-117 in favor of winner Brian Carlos Castano.
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 WBO super welterweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz beating Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov for the IBF World Junior Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Ronny Rios beat Oscar Negrete and Bektemir Melikuziev defeated Morgan Fitch.
Teixeira vs Castano stats
Back in February 2021, Patrick Teixeira stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Brian Carlos Castano made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 1 draw, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Castano had a slight advantage in power over Teixeira, with a 75% knock out percentage over Teixeira's 71%.
Patrick Teixeira was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Teixeira had a height advantage of 5 inches over Castano. That also extended to a 9-inch reach advantage.
Patrick Teixeira fought out of the southpaw stance, while Brian Carlos Castano was an orthodox fighter.
Teixeira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Castano, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 33 more professional rounds, 163 to Castano's 130.
Teixeira vs Castano form
Patrick Teixeira had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Carlos Adames on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Nathaniel Gallimore on 1st September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Davi Eliasquevici on 7th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Before that, he had defeated Andrew Hernandez on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Casino Del Sol, Arizona, United States.
He had been beaten by Curtis Stevens on 7th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Castano had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Wale Omotoso on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated 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.
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, Haute-Savoie.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Brian Carlos Castano had been fighting more than Patrick Teixeira.
Going to this contest, Patrick Teixeira had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 14 days ago, while Brian Carlos Castano's last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 11 days ago.
Teixeira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
Castano's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What time did Teixeira vs Castano start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Teixeira vs Castano?
Patrick Teixeira was a 19/4 (+480) underdog going into the contest, while Brian Carlos Castano made his way into the ring at 17/100 (-590) with oddsmakers.