Jermell Charlo & Brian Castano Make Weight For San Antonio Shootout



Jermell Charlo & Brian Castano Make Weight For San Antonio Shootout

Jermell Charlo meets Brian Castaño on Saturday, July 17, at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, so that means WBC, WBA and IBF World Champion and WBO World Champion Castaño battle for undisputed status at super welterweight.

All four 154-pound belts hang in the balance for the first time in history on SHOWTIME in a Premier Boxing Champions event.

Jermell Charlo weighs in for his July 17, 2021 fight versus Brian Castano.

Jermell, with the lucky lion underwear on. Photo by Amanda Westcott

SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and will also feature, apart from the Jermell Charlo v Castano clash, unbeaten Interim WBA Lightweight Champion Rolando “Rolly” Romero taking on lightweight contender Anthony Yigit in the co-main event, plus unbeaten middleweight Amilcar Vidal matching up against veteran contender Immanuwel Aleem in a 10-round bout that opens the telecast.

Here are the weights for the televised scraps:


Brian Castano looks confident at the weigh-in that he can perform well against Jermell Charlo.

This face, belonging to Brian Castano, is it the face of someone ready to spring an upset? Photo by Amanda Westcott

Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Lions Only Promotions and TGB Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased through Romero vs. Yigit is co-promoted with Mayweather Promotions.

Founder/editor Michael Woods got addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the then-impregnable Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist has covered the sport since for ESPN The Magazine,, Bad Left Hook and RING. His journalism career started with NY Newsday in 1999. Michael Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and for Facebook Fightnight Live, since 2017.