Jermell Charlo stops Brian Castano to become undisputed junior middleweight champion
CARSON, Calif. -- Brian Castano crumbled in a heap, the product of a right hand to the body followed by a left hook to the head from Jermell Charlo in Round 10 of an instant classic Saturday at Dignity Health Sports Park.
Somehow, someway, Castano made it to his feet before the count of 10, but his courage was simply a precursor to the swift end. The Argentine was in no shape to continue, and Charlo sensed the moment.
He sprinted over to Castano and unleashed a series of lefts and rights that floored Castano one final time, then headed to the turnbuckle to celebrate as the referee counted to 10 with seven seconds remaining in the round.
Now, after 12 rounds couldn't separate them in a July …
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