Erislandy Lara Vs Brian Castano WBA “Regular” Junior Middleweight Title
Venue: The Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Time : 9 pm ET.
Fight Card (Results)
- Brian Castano vs. Erislandy Lara, 12 rounds, for Castano’s WBA “regular” junior middleweight title
Luis Ortiz Def. Christian Hammer Via Unanimous Decision
Recap : Ortiz Closed the show and initiating the action. Strong final round for King Kong Ortiz, he won every round and retains his status as a top-flight heavyweight contender.
Eduardo Ramirez KOs Bryan De Gracia In Nine, Wins WBA featherweight eliminator
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Former World Champion Erislandy Lara will be fighting for the first time since losing his title to Jarrett Hurd. He will be fighting undefeated contender Brian Castaño WBA “Regular” Super Welterweight World Championship on Saturday, March 2 live on SHOWTIME.
Lara (25-3-2, 14 KOs) lost his title via narrow split-decision defeat to Jarrett Hurd and will through this fight, get a chance at becoming a two team world champion.
Castano (15-0, 11 KOs) on the other hand, willwbe defending his title for the third time since knocking out Emmanuel de Jesus in the sixth round to win the title back in November 2016. He has defended it twice against Michel Soro and Cédric Vitu.
Castano is a relatively unknown face to boxing Fans and Lara is a very huge step up in competition for him. Howbeit,this represents a good opportunity for him to show the world what he is made off.
Also on the Card, Cuban heavyweight knockout artist Luis Ortiz will face Christian Hammer in the main card.