Joel Casamayor (El Cepillo) is a 52-year old retired Cuban professional boxer. He was born in Guantánamo, Cuba on July 12, 1971. Casamayor made his professional boxing debut at the age of 25, on September 20, 1996. He is a former two-weight-class world champion.
In a professional boxing career spanning 15 years and one month, Joel Casamayor fought 45 times with 38 wins, 6 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on November 12, 2011, Casamayor's record stood at 38-6-1 (22 KO wins, 2 KO losses).
Following is a tabular list of Casamayor's fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos — refer to "All of Joel Casamayor's fights".
|Total Title Wins||2|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||5|
|Losses via KO||2|
|45||Nov 12, 2011||40||Timothy Bradley||Loss *||TKO8|
|44||Mar 11, 2011||39||Manuel Leyva||Win||SD|
|43||Jul 31, 2010||39||Robert Guerrero||Loss||UD|
|42||Nov 6, 2009||38||Jason Davis||Win||UD|
|41||Sep 13, 2008||37||Juan Manuel Márquez||Loss *||TKO11|
|40||Mar 22, 2008||36||Michael Katsidis||Win *||TKO10|
|39||Nov 10, 2007||36||José Santa Cruz||Win *||SD|
|38||Oct 7, 2006||35||Diego Corrales||Win *||SD|
|37||Jul 7, 2006||34||Lamont Pearson||Win||TKO9|
|36||Feb 24, 2006||34||Antonio Ramirez||Win||KO5|
|35||Jun 11, 2005||33||Almazbek Raiymkulov||Draw||SD|
|34||Dec 4, 2004||33||José Luis Castillo||Loss *||SD|
|33||Jul 3, 2004||32||Daniel Seda||Win||UD|
|32||Mar 6, 2004||32||Diego Corrales||Loss *||SD|
|31||Oct 4, 2003||32||Diego Corrales||Win||TKO6|
|30||Jan 25, 2003||31||Nate Campbell||Win||UD|
|29||Dec 20, 2002||31||Yoni Vargas||Win||TKO5|
|28||Jun 8, 2002||30||Juan Jose Arias||Win||TKO8|
|27||Jan 12, 2002||30||Acelino Freitas||Loss *||UD|
|26||Sep 29, 2001||30||Joe Morales||Win *||TKO8|
|25||May 5, 2001||29||Edwin Santana||Win *||UD|
|24||Jan 6, 2001||29||Robert Garcia||Win *||TKO9|
|23||Sep 16, 2000||29||Radford Beasley||Win *||TKO5|
|22||Jul 22, 2000||29||Bernard Harris||Win||UD|
|21||May 21, 2000||28||Baek Jong-kwon||Win *||TKO5|
|20||Nov 20, 1999||28||David Santos||Win||UD|
|19||Aug 21, 1999||28||Luis Enrique Valenzuela||Win||TKO2|
|18||Jun 19, 1999||27||Antonio Hernández||Win||UD|
|17||Apr 18, 1999||27||Jay Cantù||Win||KO6|
|16||Mar 14, 1999||27||Russell Stoner Jones||Win||UD|
|15||Jan 30, 1999||27||Jose Luis Noyola||Win||UD|
|14||Nov 13, 1998||27||Raymond Flores||Win||TKO2|
|13||Sep 26, 1998||27||Eugene Johnson||Win||UD|
|12||Aug 22, 1998||27||Miguel Figueroa||Win||TKO2|
|11||Jul 21, 1998||27||Gary Triano||Win||TKO4|
|10||Jan 23, 1998||26||Javier Diaz||Win||UD|
|9||Oct 4, 1997||26||Julio Gervacio||Win||TKO2|
|8||Aug 19, 1997||26||Pat Chavez||Win||UD|
|7||Jul 12, 1997||26||Salvador Montes||Win||TKO2|
|6||May 4, 1997||25||Raul Munoz||Win||TKO1|
|5||Apr 18, 1997||25||Francisco Valdez||Win||TKO3|
|4||Jan 18, 1997||25||Vidal Padilla||Win||TKO1|
|3||Dec 14, 1996||25||Roberto Sierra||Win||KO1|
|2||Nov 1, 1996||25||Oscar Junior Gonzalez||Win||UD|
|1||Sep 20, 1996||25||David Chamendis||Win||KO1|
* World-title fight
Casamayor was a two-weight-division world champion. He has held three world titles, one of which was a vacant title win and one of which was a championship elevation, the other was a lineal championship win.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
|Lightweight||WBC, The Ring|
Joel Casamayor is 170 cm tall (5' 6.93") with a reach of 175 cm (5' 8.90"). He fights out of the southpaw stance and presents an ape-index of 5 cm (1.97").
Casamayor has a 48.9% KO rate. Of his total 22 KO wins, 11 were in the early rounds, eight in the mid rounds, and three in the later rounds. He has four first-round KO wins.
Joel Casamayor's professional boxing career spanned more than 15 years — from 1996 to 2011.
Casamayor made his professional boxing debut against David Chamendis at the age of 25 on September 20, 1996, defeating Chamendis via 1st round KO. He went on to win 25 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 15 wins via stoppage.
Casamayor had his first world title fight at the age of 28 on May 21, 2000 after 20 professional fights, against Baek Jong-kwon for the super-featherweight WBA title. He defeated Jong-kwon via 5th round TKO to become the super-featherweight champion of the world.
Casamayor has won two world titles at two weight classes. He was elevated as world champion once. For all the details about Casamayor's world title wins and defenses refer to "Joel Casamayor World Titles".
Casamayor had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career.
His last professional fight was on November 12, 2011 against American boxer Timothy Bradley for Bradley's super-lightweight WBO title. Casamayor lost the fight via 8th round TKO. It's been 11 years, 10 months, and 16 days since this fight.
Casamayor fought a total of 45 times during his professional career, which includes 13 world-title fights at three weight divisions — super-lightweight, lightweight, and super-featherweight. These five fights are the highlight of his career.
May 21, 2000: Casamayor wins his first world title by defeating Baek Jong-kwon via 5th round TKO. He is now the WBA super-featherweight world champion.
January 6, 2001: Casamayor successfully defends the WBA super-featherweight title against Robert Garcia, winning the fight via 9th round TKO.
October 4, 2003: Joel Casamayor beats Diego Corrales via 6th round TKO.
October 7, 2006: Casamayor wins the WBC lightweight title from Diego Corrales, by beating Corrales via 12 round split decision.
March 22, 2008: Casamayor wins the lightweight title from Michael Katsidis, by beating Katsidis via 10th round TKO.
Casamayor knocked out 22 of his 45 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 48.9%. Of his total 38 wins, 22 of them were via KO (57.9%).
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