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Kellerman: Freitas wins, but Casamayor is better

Max Kellerman writes that even though Joel Casamayor lost to Acelino Freitas, Casamayor is better.

Updated: January 16, 2002, 4:44 PM ET
By Max Kellerman | Special to ESPN.com

Brazilian bomber Acelino Freitas and Cuban defector and boxing master Joel Casamayor fought Saturday night. With current jr. lightweight king Floyd Mayweather Jr. moving up and out of the division, the Freitas-Casamayor showdown was to determine the new boss at 130 pounds.

Freitas won the decision.

Casamayor proved he is the division's best fighter.

Freitas answered the opening bell very aggressively, but was unable to land many clean blows as a result of Casamayor's extremely ...

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