Brian Castaño came to the country and was accepted as a champion.
almost two weeks ago Brian Castano defeated in Jermell Charlo in one of the most anticipated rematches of the boxing public and the chance to become the first Argentine to win four crowns in the same category was lost in his hands. But, despite the fall in the tenth round, his fans waited for him at Ezeiza to give him a warm welcome.
People crowded the central hall of Buenos Aires International Airport on Tuesday. The blue and white flags, the songs, the applause, the tears and the emotion are the main characters of the long -awaited meeting of Boxi Castaño and his people who are crying “Give it a champion, give it a champion“.
“very grateful for all of this“, were the sincere words written by the boxer from Matanzas on social networks when sharing photos of his reception. Although on his arrival in the country he also warned that he would rest” at least one or two months “from boxing.
“God willing, there can be a rematch and if there is no rematch we will fight the ones we have. Now we will go up to the category and face the vacant titles. This is an opportunity for me to fight for the better ranks and try to be crowned champion again. in the world this year or early next year “, said. Hugs and applause followed.
But the love of the people did not end there. Upon arriving in his neighborhood in La Matanza, more and more neighbors wanted to give him a warm welcome and encourage him to continue his professional career despite the recent and painful defeat.
Even a truck from La Matanza Volunteer Firefighters is waiting for him to walk him around the neighborhood with a light blue and white flag with a face and the coat of arms of Admiral Brown, a club of which he admits to being a fan . . The 32-year-old boxer took photos that were very happy with his men and then shared them on social networks.
Chestnut Vs. Charlo II
Brian Castaño didn’t complete his good dream in the United States on Saturday, May 14, when a devastating and shocking left-handed shot from close range by Jermell Charlo (35-1-1, 19 KOs) knocked him to canvas. of the ring at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Los Angeles. This is tenth round technical knockout for one from Louisiana who won a rematch of the match in which a controversial draw deprived the Argentine of a clear victory.
That fierce victory left Boxi de La Matanza with no possibility of uniting the four super welterweight belts (WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF) now held by the American. Charlo, despite the fact that the cards favored him widely, went from less to more and knelt down a Castaño who lost goal and legs as the rounds passed after leaving a good impression in the first seven rounds. .
So the Argentine was left undefeated. His current record is 17 wins (12 by knockout), one loss and two draws. And it is his obligation to rethink his career to have a new chance at the World Cup. He has a lot of boxing and attitude to shine again. Charlo became the first full champion of the super welterweight category.
Charlo’s withered left foot that left Castaño on the canvas. Photo: ShowTimeBoxing
Chestnut Vs. Charlo: the controversial tie
The first round between the two boxers was on Sept. 17 at the AT&T Center stadium in San Antonio. That night the cards were: 114-114 (Tim Cheatham), 114-113 (Steve Weisfeld) in favor of Castaño and 117-111 (Nelson Vázquez) in favor of Charlo. The result caught the attention of experts on the matter who considered the Argentine as the legitimate winner of the match, but the referees did not see the same thing.