The official weights for Saturday’s Jr. Middleweight world championship unification bout between WBC/WBA/IBF Jr. Middleweight world champion Jermell Charlo and undefeated WBO world champion Brian Castano took place earlier today in San Antonio, TX. Official weights for the bout, which will be broadcast in the United States by premium cable network Showtime, as well as the scheduled televised portion of the undercard, which are available as of this writing are as follows.
Main Event: WBC/WBA/IBF/WBO Jr. Middleweight Unification Bout – 12Rds.
Jermell Charlo 153lbs. vs. Brain Castano 153 1/4lbs.
Lightweight – 10Rds.*
Rolando Romero 135lbs. vs. Anthony Yigit 140 1/4lbs.
(*Yigit five pounds over the 135lb. Lightweight limit. Bout to go on as scheduled as of this writing. The bout will also determine interim/regular champion status in the World Boxing Association’s (WBA) Lightweight ratings.)
Super-Middleweight – 10Rds.
Amilcar Vidal 161 1/2lbs. vs. Immanuwel Aleem 162lbs.
Charlo vs. Castano takes place tomorrow night (Saturday, July 17th) at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX. The bout can be seen in the United States on premium cable network Showtime beginning at 9PM ET/6PM PT and will also be streamed on the Showtime and Showtime Anytime streaming apps on mobile, tablet, connected streaming devices, and Smart TVs. For more information about Showtime and for availability through cable and satellite providers as well as for information on where and how to download the Showtime or Showtime Anytime apps please visit: www.SHO.com. Check your local listings internationally.
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