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Ryan Garcia, Oscar De La Hoya, Claressa Shields, and Other Pros Congratulates Jermell Charlo as He Knocks Out Brian Castano to Become Undisputed ChampionJoshua Ben JosephEssentiallySports

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Ryan Garcia, Oscar De La Hoya, Claressa Shields, and Other Pros Congratulates Jermell Charlo as He Knocks Out Brian Castano to Become Undisputed ChampionJoshua Ben JosephEssentiallySports

The four-belt undisputed junior middleweight clash between Jermell Charlo and Brian Castano set the ring at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California on fire. Moreover, the rematch on May 14 was their second showdown after their bout in July 2021 ended in a draw.

Charlo put his WBA, WBC, and IBF championships on the line. Meanwhile, Castano risked his WBO title. The ‘Iron Man’ came into the bout with a stellar record of 34-1-1. He also had 18 impressive knockouts under his belt.

Meanwhile, Castano came with an impressive undefeated record of 17-0-2.

WATCH THIS STORY – Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano 2 Stats: Record, Age, Height, Reach, and Knockout Ratio.

Jermell Charlo reigns as the undisputed king at 154 lbs

Both the fighters had stellar entrances at the beginning of the fight.

The rematch we’ve all been waiting for is finally here @TwinCharlo heads to the ring for his chance at history #CharloCastano2 starts NOW on @Showtime. pic.twitter.com/K89mXaWG6n

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— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) May 15, 2022

The fight was an equal matchup, with both fighters having their moments.

The close bout kept boxing fans at the edge of their seats.

However, the entire showdown turned around during the 10th round. Charlo, like a man possessed, delivered two consecutive knockdowns.

He was declared the winner by KO, making him the first undisputed champion in the junior middleweight division.

The boxing world reacts to the Charlo vs Castano 2

The bout was a highly anticipated event, even for the boxing royalty. In fact, many of them took to social media to let their thoughts known.

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Fight day for my bro @TwinCharlo time to make history my guy everybody make sure you tune in on @ShowtimeBoxing tonight !!

— Errol Spence (@ErrolSpenceJr) May 14, 2022

Unified welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. mentioned that he was looking forward to the bout. Moreover, he was present at the arena to watch Charlo vs. Castano rematch.

Rd 9 Charlo again, boxed well, good jabs, movement and landed hard shots

— Claressa Gwoat Shields (@Claressashields) May 15, 2022

Yeah @TwinCharlo !!!!!!!!!! Proud of you boy!!!!!!

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— Claressa Gwoat Shields (@Claressashields) May 15, 2022

Similarly, undisputed female light middleweight champion Claressa Shields mentioned how Charlo showcased a spectacular performance focusing on his movement and jabs. She also congratulated him on his win.

What a fight!!! #CharlovsCastano2

— RYAN GARCIA (@RyanGarcia) May 15, 2022

I think castano is winning but man this is a fire fight #CharlovsCastano2

— RYAN GARCIA (@RyanGarcia) May 15, 2022

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Castano has a chin man!!! Great round for Charlo! He can’t miss with that counter hook #CharloCastanoII

— RYAN GARCIA (@RyanGarcia) May 15, 2022

One of the best active lightweights, Ryan Garcia was also impressed by the performance of both the fighters.

Great Job i missed the stoppage but congratulations Charlo excellent fight! #CharlovsCastano2

— RYAN GARCIA (@RyanGarcia) May 15, 2022

However, he missed the stellar finish. Nevertheless, he congratulated Charlo on his win.

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What a fight!!!!!

— Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) May 15, 2022

Wow what a fight congratulations charlo . I love a warrior!!!

— Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) May 15, 2022

Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya also congratulated Charlo on his win. Moreover, he added that he loves a warrior.

The ref should have stopped the fight after the first knockdown !! Did he not see Castano stumbling backwards ! My goodness.

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— Andre S.O.G. Ward (@andreward) May 15, 2022

Charlo undisputed and @ShowtimeBoxing with the main event of the entire combat sports weekend. @SHOsports @TwinCharlo

— CrisCyborg.com (@criscyborg) May 15, 2022

Congratulations to my dawg @TwinCharlo #LionsOnly #Undisputed154Champ pic.twitter.com/GtDUwanpID

— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) May 15, 2022

This was a damn good fight. Salute Charlo. https://t.co/FYw2lJyKoW

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— FABIAN WASHINGTON (@FABEWASH31) May 15, 2022

Congratulations champ!!! @TwinCharlo!!!

— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) May 15, 2022

What do you think of Charlo’s win? Let us know in the comments below.

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