Jermell Charlo and Brian Castano are formally set for Saturday night time’s undisputed championship rematch on Showtime, as the 2 fighters made weight immediately in California forward of tomorrow’s combat.
Charlo (34-1-1, 18 KO) weighed in at 152¾, notably under the 154 lb restrict, with Castano (17-0-2, 12 KO) at 153¾.
Although it’s actually not a lot of a weight distinction, typically it might probably matter, and I do know individuals wish to dig in deep on these items typically, so it’s price mentioning (possibly) that the load is Charlo’s lowest since 2010, when he was nonetheless interested by probably preventing at welterweight earlier than he simply out-grew that risk.
Charlo and Castano fought to a 12-round attract July 2021 of their first try to unify all 4 titles. As soon as once more, Charlo brings the WBC, WBA, and IBF belts, and Castano the WBO.
That they had a fairly intense stare down and there was a variety of noise within the room, however it was all skilled, no shoving or no matter.
The primary combat was a rattling good one, and the rematch figures to be, as nicely.
“This strikes me, this expertise is superb. To see everyone supporting me not solely right here however in Argentina as nicely, it motivates me lots and makes me wish to carry out for all of you,” Castano stated through an interpreter.
“I’m gonna present y’all all of the laborious work and dedication that I like about this sport of boxing,” Charlo stated. “It’s gonna get harmful and spooky for them. Get the smelling salts prepared!”
Unhealthy Left Hook can have reside, spherical by spherical protection for Charlo vs Castano 2 on Saturday, Could 14, beginning at 9 pm ET.
Jaron “Boots” Ennis (28-0, 26 KO) weighed in at 146¼, with Custio Clayton (19-0-1, 12 KO) at a barely heavier 146½, each trying in unbelievable situation and beneath the 147 lb welterweight restrict.
Ennis vs Clayton is a 12-round combat and an IBF eliminator, with the winner in line for a shot at one of many three belts at present held by Errol Spence Jr.
Within the 10-round junior featherweight opener, Kevin Gonzalez (24-0-1, 13 KO) weighed in at 121 lbs and Emanuel Rivera (19-2, 12 KO) got here in at 121¾, each beneath the 122 lb restrict for a Mexico vs Puerto Rico matchup.
Charlo vs Castano 2 full weigh-in video
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