Charlo vs Castano Rematch Preview Fight Info

The highly anticipated rematch at 154 pounds is on this Saturday May 14th at Dignity Health Sports Park , Carson, California, USA. The fight will air live on Showtime boxing. The bout is set for the unified WBC, WBA and IBF World Champion at 154lbs. Their first fight ended in a controversial split-decision draw at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Tex. The card read as follows, Tim Cheatham 114-114 | Nelson Vazquez 117-111 | Steve Weisfeld 113-114. "The draw wasn't what I wanted to hear," Charlo told Jim Gray on Showtime. "If anything, I won this fight. I hurt him way more than he did." Castano countered , Basically, I won the fight. There are some rounds that he hit me hard but I won the fight."

TALE OF THE TAP

Both fighters have not fought since their first match. The fight was supposed to happen early this year however Castano, was forced to withdraw from the bout after suffering a partially torn right bicep in training camp. Each fighter had their moments and we expect that to happen again.

  • JERMELL “Iron Man” CHARLO (USA)
  • Age: 31
  • Date of birth: May 19, 1990
  • Residence: Houston, Texas
  • Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Record: 34-1-1, 18 KOs
  • World championship fights: 6-1-1, 5 KOs
  • Total rounds: 246
  • Height: 5’11” – 180cm
  • Reach: 73” – 185cm
  • Stance: Right-handed
  • Manager: Al Haymon
  • Trainer: Derrick James

  • BRIAN “El Boxi” CASTAÑO (Argentina)
  • Age: 32
  • Date of birth: September 12, 1989
  • Residence: San Justo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Birthplace: Isidro Casanova, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Record: 17-0-2, 12 KOs
  • World championship fights: 2-0-2, 1 KO
  • Total rounds: 120
  • Height: 5’7.5″ – 171cm
  • Reach: 67.5″ – 171cm
  • Stance: Right-handed
  • Manager: Sebastian Contursi
  • Trainer: Carlos Alberto Castaño

THE ODDS

Jermell Charlo enters this weekend's fight as a -200 favorite against Brian Carlos Castano (+175). Castano is a strong underdog so, those who plan on getting a wager in on him but want to do so risk-free should review the latest offers at BetMGM right now. This way, if Castano does not win, at least you will get a refund of your first wager to be used as credit for a future bet. Use the first bet to your advantage because we all know this fight will be a challenging one.

HOW TO WATCH

The event will take place Saturday on May 14th at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson. It will air live on Showtime boxing. If you have Showtime you can watch live on TV or stream thru the app. The start time is scheduled for 9 pm ET / 6 pm PT. The main event is expected to make thei ringwalks at approximately 11 pm ET / 8 pm PT. If you are watching from the UK, start time is scheduled for 2 am BST.

CO MAIN EVENT

In the co-main event Philadelphia’s Jaron Ennis (28-0, 26 KOs) and Canadian Olympian Custio Clayton (19-0-1, 12 KOs) of Quebec meet in the ten-round IBF welterweight title eliminator.

UNDERCARD

Kevin Gonzalez vs. Emanuel Rivera, 10 rounds, super bantamweight.

Luciano Sanchez vs. Adrian Silva, 4 rounds, heavyweight.

TICKETS

Tickets can be purchased via TicketNetwork and Vivid Seats.

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