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Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano Predictions & Tips – Charlo To Unify Light-Middleweight Title

  • Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano world title fight predictions for Saturday, July 17
  • Charlo is WBA (Super), WBC, IBF & Ring Magazine light-middleweight champion
  • Castano is the WBO light-middleweight champion
  • Charlo tipped to unify world titles in Texas
  • Preview, predictions and head to head stats
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Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano Predictions & Tips

Jermell Charlo can unify the world light-middleweight titles in Arlington.

Brian Castano will be no pushover, but Charlo’s work against top talent has been much more definitive and cleaner.

He also boasts a size and reach advantage that could serve him well on his way to a decision win.

  • Jermell Charlo has a 4” height advantage
  • Jermell Charlo has a 6” reach advantage
  • Jermell Charlo can make full use of his size advantage
  • Brian Castano has never been beaten in his career

Jermell Charlo Form

Jermell Charlo’s WBC light-middleweight title reign came to a sudden halt in December 2018.

Charlo put in a lacklustre display as he dropped the title via unanimous decision in his first career loss.

His response has been emphatic though, starting with a third-round knockout of Jorge Cota.

Charlo avenged his loss to Harrison by knocking him out in the 11th round of their rematch in December 2019.

He then unified the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF and Ring Magazine titles with an eighth-round knockout of Jeison Rosario.

This three-fight win streak has taken Charlo’s professional record to 34-1, with 18 wins coming via stoppage.

Brian Castano Form

Brian Castano is yet to taste defeat in his professional career and has gone 5-0-1 since winning the interim WBA light-middleweight title in November 2016.

Castano stopped Emmanuel de Jesus in the sixth round on that night.

He then retained the interim belt with a split decision win over Michel Soro before he was upgraded to WBA (Regular) champion.

Castano stopped Cedric Vitu and then went to a split decision draw with Erislandy Lara.

He bounced back from the draw when Wale Omotoso retired after the fifth round of their fight, and he then clinched his first major world title in February.

Castano bested Patrick Teixeira over 12 rounds to claim the WBO light-middleweight belt and take his career to 18-0-1, with 12 wins coming via stoppage.

Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano FAQs

Where can I watch the Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano live stream?

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Where is Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano taking place?

Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castano is taking place at an AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Saturday, July 17.


Castano is a threat to Charlo but in two of his biggest fights so far he has not been decisive enough.

Charlo has the better and cleaner work on his record and he should use his size advantage to keep Castano off him and earn the decision.

Best Bet: Jermell Charlo Winner @-227.27 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Value Bet: Charlo By Decision Method Of Victory @130 at Borgata Sports - 2 Units


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