Fighters Contemplate a Jermell Charlo vs. Brian Castano Rematch [VIDEO]

Jermell Charlo and Brian Castano delivered a great one earlier this month (Photo: Amanda Westcott – SHOWTIME)

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By Chris Robinson

On July 17, IBF/WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Jermell Charlo fought to a spirited 12-round split-draw with WBO champion Brian Castano in Houston, TX, as seen on SHOWTIME.

The fight had many ebbs and flows, with Castano (17-0-2, 12 KO’s) taking the early momentum, while¬†Charlo¬†(34-1-1, 18 KO’s) rallied late to secure the aforementioned draw verdict. After 12 rounds, scorecards read 117-111 Charlo, 115-113 Castano, and 114-114.

Each man retains their respective titles, while the sport is left to ponder a potential rematch.

We spoke with some fighters about the fight, including Dan Abram Jr., Rashad Holloway, Lydell Rhodes, Zach Cooper, Nate Campbell, Za-Quan Peterkin, and Francisco Esparza.

Check out the clip to see their thoughts on the Charlo-Castano battle, as well as a possible rematch.

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