The Sergey Lipinets train that’s been on a fast track to a world title opportunity is about to get rolling again.
It seemed doubtful, given the fighters’ combined concussive power, that Saturday’s 140-pound clash between Walter Castillo and Keita Obara would last the scheduled 12-round distance.
He’ll enter the ring with a heart as heavy as his hands.
How losing to a top prospect helped Walter Castillo gain a following with his fan-friendly fireworks
Some things you don’t mind losing, like that beer gut, your virginity and the collected works of Seven Mary Three. Walter Castillo can add his April clash with highly regarded 140-pound prospect Amir Imam to the list.
Boxers who have fought exclusively in their home country usually pick a soft opponent when they finally decide to ply their trade in a foreign land. Apparently, Kevin Bizier never got such a memo—or simply ignored it.