Castano wins in France / Mrdjenovich v Ducastel stalemate
Argentina Brian Castano defeated the Frenchman Michel Soro last Saturday in France, to retain his World Boxing Association Super Welterweight interim title.
The fight was even. Neither made it easy for the other, however the South American could face the hardest moments of the fight. The fight ended in Split decision. Luigi Boscarelli scored it 112-116 to Soro, while Danilo Dongo and Pasquale Procopio scored it 115-113 for Castano.
This way the Argentine win his first 154 lbs defense and turns his record to 14-0, 10 KO’s.
Eslewhere, Canadian Jelena Mrdjenovich drew with French Stephanie Ducastel last Saturday and retained his World Boxing Association featherweight title.
Neither fighter could decipher her opponent. They both had very close rounds. the battle ended in the score card and the officials gave it a draw. Stefano Carozza scored 96-94 for the Canadian, Francisco Alloza scored it similar for the French and Daniel Van de Wiele scored 95-95.
This was Mrdjenovich WBA 126 lbs. second defense and his record is 37-10-2 , 19 KO’s.