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Joel Casamayor Record

Total Fights45
Title Wins2
Title Defenses6
Title-Fight KOs5
KO Wins22
KO Losses2
Joel Casamayor Record & Stats
Joel Casamayor's Record
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      What is Joel Casamayor's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 15 years and one month, Joel Casamayor fought 45 times with 38 wins, 6 losses, and 1 draw.

      Casamayor retired from professional boxing with a record of 38-6-1, which included one world-championship elevation, two world-title wins, and six successful title defense fights at two weight classes — super-featherweight and lightweight. He had a 48.9% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 22 of his total 45 fights being knockout wins, five of which were in title fights. Casamayor lost twice via knockout, both of them in title fights.

      His last fight was a 8th round TKO defeat to Timothy Bradley on November 12, 2011. Casamayor was fighting for the super-lightweight WBO title.

      Some of Casamayor's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Diego Corrales, Michael Katsidis and Robert Garcia.

      45Nov 12, 201140Timothy BradleyLoss *TKO8
      44Mar 11, 201139Manuel LeyvaWinSD
      43Jul 31, 201039Robert GuerreroLossUD
      42Nov 6, 200938Jason DavisWinUD
      41Sep 13, 200837Juan Manuel MárquezLoss *TKO11
      40Mar 22, 200836Michael KatsidisWin *TKO10
      39Nov 10, 200736José Santa CruzWin *SD
      38Oct 7, 200635Diego CorralesWin *SD
      37Jul 7, 200634Lamont PearsonWinTKO9
      36Feb 24, 200634Antonio RamirezWinKO5
      35Jun 11, 200533Almazbek RaiymkulovDrawSD
      34Dec 4, 200433José Luis CastilloLoss *SD
      33Jul 3, 200432Daniel SedaWinUD
      32Mar 6, 200432Diego CorralesLoss *SD
      31Oct 4, 200332Diego CorralesWinTKO6
      30Jan 25, 200331Nate CampbellWinUD
      29Dec 20, 200231Yoni VargasWinTKO5
      28Jun 8, 200230Juan Jose AriasWinTKO8
      27Jan 12, 200230Acelino FreitasLoss *UD
      26Sep 29, 200130Joe MoralesWin *TKO8
      25May 5, 200129Edwin SantanaWin *UD
      24Jan 6, 200129Robert GarciaWin *TKO9
      23Sep 16, 200029Radford BeasleyWin *TKO5
      22Jul 22, 200029Bernard HarrisWinUD
      21May 21, 200028Baek Jong-kwonWin *TKO5
      20Nov 20, 199928David SantosWinUD
      19Aug 21, 199928Luis Enrique ValenzuelaWinTKO2
      18Jun 19, 199927Antonio HernándezWinUD
      17Apr 18, 199927Jay CantùWinKO6
      16Mar 14, 199927Russell Stoner JonesWinUD
      15Jan 30, 199927Jose Luis NoyolaWinUD
      14Nov 13, 199827Raymond FloresWinTKO2
      13Sep 26, 199827Eugene JohnsonWinUD
      12Aug 22, 199827Miguel FigueroaWinTKO2
      11Jul 21, 199827Gary TrianoWinTKO4
      10Jan 23, 199826Javier DiazWinUD
      9Oct 4, 199726Julio GervacioWinTKO2
      8Aug 19, 199726Pat ChavezWinUD
      7Jul 12, 199726Salvador MontesWinTKO2
      6May 4, 199725Raul MunozWinTKO1
      5Apr 18, 199725Francisco ValdezWinTKO3
      4Jan 18, 199725Vidal PadillaWinTKO1
      3Dec 14, 199625Roberto SierraWinKO1
      2Nov 1, 199625Oscar Junior GonzalezWinUD
      1Sep 20, 199625David ChamendisWinKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Joel Casamayor (El Cepillo) is a 52-year old retired Cuban professional boxer. He was born in Guantánamo, Cuba on July 12, 1971. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. His 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.

      He 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 the "Championships" section below.

      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 12 years, 7 months, and 9 days since this fight.


      Casamayor had a total of 13 world-title fights, which includes winning two world titles and six successful title defenses. He won eight of these fights and lost five.

      Title Wins

      Joel Casamayor fought for world titles in six fights and won two of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won two belts across two weight classes. He was elevated as world champion once, by The Ring.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Oct 7, 2006Diego CorralesLightweightWBC*SD
      May 21, 2000Baek Jong-kwonSuper-featherweightWBATKO
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Joel Casamayor had eight world-title defense fights across two weight classes — super-featherweight (x5) and lightweight (x3). He won six of them and lost two times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Mar 22, 2008Michael KatsidisLightweightThe RingTKO
      Nov 10, 2007José Santa CruzLightweightThe RingSD
      Sep 29, 2001Joe MoralesSuper-featherweightWBATKO
      May 5, 2001Edwin SantanaSuper-featherweightWBAUD
      Jan 6, 2001Robert GarciaSuper-featherweightWBATKO
      Sep 16, 2000Radford BeasleySuper-featherweightWBATKO

      Title Losses

      Joel Casamayor lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of two titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Sep 13, 2008Juan Manuel MárquezLightweightThe RingTKO
      Jan 12, 2002Acelino FreitasSuper-featherweightWBAUD


      Casamayor fought a total of 45 times during his professional career, which includes 13 world-title fights at three weight divisions. 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.


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