Erislandy Lara vs. Brian Castaño pits former super welterweight world champion Lara against the WBA Super Welterweight Champion Castano on Saturday, March 2 in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
SHOWTIME coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and will see Cuban heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz take on Christian Hammer in a 10-round heavyweight attraction, plus hard-hitting Bryan De Gracia battling rugged veteran Eduardo Ramirez in a 12-round featherweight clash that opens the telecast.
WBA Super Welterweight World Championship
Erislandy Lara – 153 ½ pounds
Brian Castaño – 154 pounds
Referee: Ricky Gonzalez; Judges: Julie Lederman (N.Y.), John McKaie (N.Y.), Kevin Morgan (N.Y.)
Heavyweight Co-Feature – 10 Rounds
Luis Ortiz – 238 ¾ pounds
Christian Hammer – 257 ½ pounds
Referee: Shada Murdaugh; Judges: John Basile (N.Y.), Joseph Pasquale (N.Y.), Waleska Roldan (N.Y.)
Featherweight Bout – 12 Rounds
Bryan De Gracia – 124 ¾ pounds
Eduardo Ramirez – 125 ¾ pounds
Referee: Benjy Esteves; Judges: Ron McNair (N.Y.), Robin Taylor (N.Y.), Steve Weisfeld (N.J.)
* — Ramirez initially weighed in at 127 pounds. He came back within the allotted time frame and made weight at 125.8 pounds.
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING COUNTDOWN – 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT
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