By: Hans Themistode
Brian Castano continues to be at present strolling round together with his fingers crossed. The WBO 154 pound titlist is contemporary off a extremely disputed cut up choice draw in opposition to unified champion, Jermell Charlo. The 2 clashed on July seventeenth, in Charlo’s yard of San Antonio, Texas.
Regardless of outworking his man, Castano was left beside himself when a draw was introduced following 12 rounds of motion. Greater than something, Castano desires an opportunity to proper what he believes was an injustice on the evening. However, with the IBF mandating that Charlo tackle Bakhram Murtazaliev, Castano’s hopes of a direct rematch may be unrealistic.
If the 31-year-old is unable to land the showdown he craves most, he is aware of precisely who he wish to tackle subsequent.
“I wish to battle Errol Spence,” stated Castano throughout an interview with EsNews.com. “Perhaps Errol Spence will come as much as 154.”
As talked about by Castano, a matchup between himself and Spence Jr., might solely happen if the present unified welterweight champion strikes up in weight. A number of years in the past, earlier than the world titles and fattened financial institution accounts, each Castano and Spence Jr. confronted off within the amateurs. The Argentinian not solely picked up the win however in his personal phrases, he dominated.
“I knocked him down twice,” stated Castano throughout an interview a number of weeks in the past when discussing his newbie showdown in opposition to Spence Jr. “It was a battle the place all the pieces was intense however I put him down on the mat twice.”
Whereas Castano is assured in his capacity to defeat him as soon as once more, he’ll have to attend for fairly a while earlier than the 2 can lock horns. Throughout preparation for his mega showdown in opposition to Manny Pacquiao which was presupposed to happen on August twenty first, on the T-Cellular Area in Las Vegas, Nevada, Spence Jr. was compelled to drag out resulting from a torn retina in his left eye. He’s since undergone surgical procedure and can now embark on his lengthy street again.
Though the 154-pound titlist would like to re-ignite their newbie rivalry, he needs Spence Jr. nothing however the perfect as he offers with a tough harm.
“He wants extra relaxation. Perhaps one yr or six months. He has to maintain himself. In relation to the attention, it’s well being earlier than something.”