“I had a good life,” he said. Castaño has an exciting come forward style that will endear him to fans. They both went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they headline action this Saturday live on Showtime from Barclays Center presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Unlimited, Boxing. Turned pro: 2012 - Fight week press conference featuring former super middleweight champion Erislandy Lara and WBA Super Welterweight Champ Brian Castano. All rights reserved. “Against Jonathan Batista, from the Dominican Republic at Staples Center, L.A.,” he stated. Lara - Castano ends in a draw. Check your inbox or spam folder to confirm your subscription. Title Elevated to the status of WBA regular champion after defeating Soro, Join our newsletter to get info about latest events and deals! He is a tad short for the division, and his weight problems may haunt him once again. Your destination for the best boxing news, videos and live streams! interim World Boxing Association World Super Welter Title. “He was among the first fighters to join the Condors, Argentina’s national team to compete in AIBA’s World Series of Boxing. He currently holds the WBA interim title and so isn’t rated by any of the sanctioning bodies at this point. Trainer: Carlos Castano 2016-07-12. Blake McKernan, Billy Joe Saunders Title We respect him and France.”, Castaño concurs, “Soro is a good fighter, me too. He failed to make the 2012 Olympics, losing a qualifying bout to Oscar Molina. “I didn’t feel good, I felt tired.”. WBO. Nov. 26 – Emmanuel de Jesus – KO 6 He held the WBA interim super welterweight title from 2016 to 2018, and the WBA (Regular) super welterweight title from 2018 to 2019. Title Brian Castaño. 18 16 4. Storylines: He was born and grew up in Isidro Casanova district of Buenos Aires, Argentina. WBC. All Rights Reserved. 7. In the main event of the evening in Brooklyn, the fight of Erislandy Lara (25-3-3, 14 KOs) and Brian Castano (15-0-1, 11 KOs) was declared a draw. He also likes Sugar Ray Leonard and Miguel Cotto. Title “My condition was very good, the sparring was very good,” Castaño told RingTV.com through Matias Erbin.”I sparred with Shane Mosley, Shawn Porter and Jason Quigley all of which helped get me ready and it showed in the fight.”. - Although it would appear an even matchup (or even a tall task for the Argentine given Soro’s experience – 30 wins in 32 por bouts) on paper Castaño’s father is confident his son can secure the victory. WBC, 175 lbs, Boxing. Next fight: On Saturday he faces RING-rated junior middleweight Michel Soro over 12 rounds at Casino d’Evian in Evian les Bains, Haute-Savoie. Since making the transition to the pros he’s sparred many top guys including the aforementioned trio of Mosley, Porter and Quigley. April 4 – Crispulo Javier Andino – TKO 2, 2014 Estadio Polideportivo Presidente Perón, Gonzalez Catan. WBA. IBF. pro boxing. 147 lbs, Boxing. Oct. 12 – Claudinei Lacerda – TKO 5 - Soro, 29, lives in Villeurbanne, France but is originally from the Ivory Coast. He claims his father – who also boxed – was his boxing hero. He has beaten Glen Tapia (TKO 4), Emanuele Blandamura (KO 8) to win the European title and last time out he stopped Castano’s countryman Javier Maciel (TKO 3). On April 25 in Los Angeles there will be the battle for the WBO world championship belt in the welterweight division between Patrick Teixeira (31-1, 22 KOs) and Brian Castano (16-0-1, 12 KOs). IBF. In the main event of the evening in Brooklyn, the fight of Erislandy Lara (25-3-3, 14 KOs) and Brian Castano (15-0-1, 11 KOs) was declared a draw. Derrick Lewis, Badou Jack “My father worked hard, I had everything.”. IBF, WBO, WBA. He is one of six children, and has two brothers and three sisters. April 12 – Juan Alberto Nicolas Cuellar – TKO 2, 2013 Dec. 18 – Aaron Garcia – UD 8 However, according to Morilla in mid-2015, disaster struck and threatened to curtail his career. Title Marcus Upshaw. 160 lbs, Kovalev to debut in cruiserweights on April 25, Lara vs Castano, Ortiz vs Hummer. Title Amateur record: 179-5-5 Aug. 25 – Jonathan Batista – DQ 5 Jan. 26 – Pablo Martin Roldan – UD 6, 2012 © Ringside24.com, 2020. © 2020 RING TV LIVE. 2016 Danny Garcia. His younger brother Alan, is also a pro boxer. Manager: Sebastian Contursi The bout will be shown by DAZN platform. Title Martin Murray, Errol Spence Jr During his nine-year pro career he’s moved his record to 30-1-1 (20 KOs), the lone loss was to five years ago in a WBO 154-pound title fight against Zaurbek Baysangurov. 168 lbs, Boxing. Unlimited, Boxing. I feel I’m going to win the fight.”. Title Renowned Argentinean boxing writer, Diego Morilla, states his countryman’s case: “Castaño was certainly the most outstanding prospect in Argentina back in 2012, when he was getting ready to turn pro after a long and fruitful amateur career,” explained Morilla. Age: 27 He likes to teach boxing to youngsters in his homeland. He sports a record of 12-0 (7 KOs) but isn’t as advanced as his elder sibling. London, O2 Arena, United Kingdom, Boxing. Name: Brian Carlos Castano Alias: El Boxi Birth Name: Brian Carlos Castaño Born: 1989-09-12 Hometown: Isidro Casanova, Buenos Aires, Argentina Birthplace: Isidro Casanova, Buenos Aires, Argentina Stance: Orthodox Height: 171cm Reach: 171cm Pro Boxer: Record Amateur Boxer: Record World Series: Record Trainer: Carlos Castano July 12 – Marcus Upshaw – TKO 5, 2015 He fought at the 2009 World Championships in Milan, Italy, losing in the third round to eventual gold medalist Jack Culcay (14:5). As of September 2019, he is ranked as the world’s fifth best active light middleweight by The Ring magazine, sixth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and seventh by BoxRec. Worst night of pro career: Castaño was given the opportunity to perform on the undercard of Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares in August 2015. Age: 27 Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina Weight class: Junior middleweight Height: 5 feet 7 inches (174 cm) Amateur record: 179-5-5 Turned pro: 2012 Pro record: 13-0 (10 knockouts) Trainer: Carlos Castano Manager: Sebastian Contursi Promoter: Al Haymon Twitter: @Brianboxii If he can turn back the challenge of Soro he’ll be in line to face full WBA titleholder Erisandy Lara, possibly later this year. Where to watch live, Lara vs Castano, Ortiz vs Hummer. Prior to turning pro in 2012 he operated at a high level internationally as an amateur. - During his amateur career that yielded nearly 180 wins, he beat 2012 Olympic Silver medalist Esquiva Falcao, U.S. Olympian (and current IBF welterweight titleholder) Errol Spence Jr. and current middleweight standout Sergey Derevyanchenko. Next fight of Brian Carlos Castano is not determined yet. Weigh-in, Lara vs. Castano: face-off at press conference (video), Lara vs Castano PREVIEW- March 2, 2019 - PBC on Showtime, Lara vs. Castano. Title Title He looked impressive against a top contender who never lost during his four-year stint in that “semi-pro” competition – and who hasn’t lost since then. “He’s ready for this fight,” said Castaño Sr. “Michel Soro is a very difficult opponent and he’s local in France. Title “Soon thereafter he ended his relationship with promoter Osvaldo Rivero and moved to the US to train and fight as part of Sebastian Contursi’s stable, showing signs of recovery and racking up four wins. The fight ended because his opponent was disqualified for constant low blows. Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina Unlimited, Boxing. Promoter: Al Haymon Articles may be reproduced, provided «Ringside24.com» is cited as the source. Live broadcast of the evening boxing from Brooklyn, in the main event of which WBA light middleweight champion Brian Castano will meet the former world champion Erislandy Lara. June 26 – Todd Manuel – TKO 1 “He seems dedicated and motivated enough, but his lackluster win over a limited fighter like Emmanuel De Jesus and the brutal knockdown he suffered during that bout, in which he was dangerously close to being stopped, has left a lot of questions that his fight against Michael Soro will surely answer.”. Pro record: 13-0 (10 knockouts) Since then Soro has won 12 out of 13 fights, the blemish was a draw against Antoine Douglas in America. His victories against Jack Culcay and Erroll Spence in the amateurs contributed to the belief that he was destined for greatness.”. WBO. 17 1 0. 200 lbs, Dec. 12, 2020. 160 lbs, Boxing.