Former two-division world champion feeling confident after dominating win over Walter Castillo after a 25-month absence from the ring; willing to fight welterweight champions Keith Thurman, Errol Spence Jr. or other top 147-pounders.
Former two-division world champion Devon Alexander might not have gotten the KO he wanted in his first bout back in 25 months, but he did score an early knockdown on his way to unanimous decision victory over Walter Castillo—which also offered him the opportunity to call out the division's best.
Former two-division world champion meets Nicaraguan slugger Walter Castillo tonight in welterweight showdown on FS1.
The former welterweight champion—who fights Walter Castillo November 21 on FS1—hopes by making his opiate addiction public, he can help others who find themselves in a similar struggle.
Unbeaten welterweight Miguel Cruz takes on once-beaten David Grayton in the co-feature of the card set at the Coliseum in St. Petersburg, Florida.
You like speed, power, precision punching, fancy footwork and granite chins? Sergey Lipinets and Walter Castillo provided all that and more—and that’s just in the first 30 seconds of the third round of their entertaining 140-pound brawl this past summer.
Sergey Lipinets wanted to be the first man to knock out Walter Castillo, and the 27-year-old Kazakhstan native delivered Friday night in a breakout performance.
Walter Castillo is a stone-fisted, steel-chinned Nicaraguan who has never been stopped and has knocked out twice as many opponents as Sergey Lipinets has victories. But those facts aren’t about to force Lipinets to alter his goal heading into Friday’s clash with Castillo.