In a career spanning 24 years and 6 months, José Luis Castillo fought 80 times with 66 wins, 13 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on November 28, 2014, Castillo's boxing record stood at 66-13-1 (57 KO wins, 8 KO losses).
José Luis Castillo (El Temible) is a retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Empalme, Sonora, Mexico on December 14, 1973. Castillo made his professional boxing debut at the age of 16 on May 4, 1990. He is a former lightweight world champion. He is 49 years old, and will be turning 50 in 10 months and 13 days.
|Total Title Wins||3|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||3|
|Losses via KO||8|
|80||Nov 28, 2014||40||Ruslan Provodnikov||Loss||TKO5|
|79||May 30, 2014||40||José Luis Payan||Win||TKO5|
|78||Mar 21, 2014||40||Felix Bojorquez||Win||TKO5|
|77||Feb 1, 2013||39||Antwone Smith||Loss||UD|
|76||Jul 13, 2012||38||Iván Popoca||Win||RTD8|
|75||Nov 26, 2011||37||Sammy Ventura||Win||TKO2|
|74||Mar 25, 2011||37||Jorge Páez Jr.||Loss||UD|
|73||Aug 7, 2010||36||Daniel Eduardo Yocupicio||Win||TKO2|
|72||Jun 18, 2010||36||Roberto Valenzuela||Win||UD|
|71||Mar 13, 2010||36||Alfonso Gómez||Loss||RTD6|
|70||Sep 12, 2009||35||Carlos Urías||Win||TKO2|
|69||Aug 22, 2009||35||Christian Solano||Win||TKO3|
|68||Jul 25, 2009||35||Roberto Valenzuela||Win||KO6|
|67||Jan 17, 2009||35||James Wayka||Win||TKO2|
|66||Jul 30, 2008||34||Sebastián Luján||Loss||UD|
|65||Oct 27, 2007||33||Adan Casillas||Win||TKO6|
|64||Jun 23, 2007||33||Ricky Hatton||Loss||KO4|
|63||Jan 20, 2007||33||Herman Ngoudjo||Win||SD|
|62||Feb 4, 2006||32||Rolando Reyes||Win||UD|
|61||Oct 8, 2005||31||Diego Corrales||Win||KO4|
|60||May 7, 2005||31||Diego Corrales||Loss||TKO10|
|59||Mar 5, 2005||31||Julio Díaz||Win||TKO10|
|58||Dec 4, 2004||30||Joel Casamayor||Win||SD|
|57||Jun 5, 2004||30||Juan Lazcano||Win||UD|
|56||Feb 13, 2004||30||Derrick Parks||Win||TKO2|
|55||Oct 10, 2003||29||Saul Duran||Win||TKO8|
|54||Jun 14, 2003||29||Gustavo Corral||Win||KO5|
|53||Dec 7, 2002||28||Floyd Mayweather Jr.||Loss||UD|
|52||Aug 3, 2002||28||Verdell Smith||Win||KO3|
|51||Apr 20, 2002||28||Floyd Mayweather Jr.||Loss||UD|
|50||Jan 25, 2002||28||Juan Angel Macias||Win||TKO8|
|49||Aug 24, 2001||27||Fred Ladd||Win||TKO4|
|48||Jun 16, 2001||27||Seung-Ho Yuh||Win||KO1|
|47||Jan 20, 2001||27||César Bazán||Win||TKO6|
|46||Sep 15, 2000||26||Stevie Johnston||Draw||MD|
|45||Jun 17, 2000||26||Stevie Johnston||Win||MD|
|44||Apr 8, 2000||26||Steve Quinonez||Win||UD|
|43||Oct 16, 1999||25||Jorge Páez||Win||TKO5|
|42||Aug 14, 1999||25||Sandro Marcos||Win||KO8|
|41||Jul 10, 1999||25||Cristino Mota||Win||RTD3|
|40||Jun 4, 1999||25||Pablo Valenzuela||Win||KO4|
|39||Apr 1, 1999||25||Julian Romero||Win||UD|
|38||Feb 19, 1999||25||Eduardo Montes||Win||KO3|
|37||Oct 3, 1998||24||Julio Alvarez||Loss||TKO10|
|36||Apr 17, 1998||24||Julio Sanchez Leon||Win||TKO8|
|35||Sep 12, 1997||23||Hector Javier Marquez||Win||TKO10|
|34||Jul 4, 1997||23||Rafael Olvera||Win||KO7|
|33||Mar 8, 1997||23||Javier Renteria||Win||KO1|
|32||Jan 1, 1997||23||Jesus Castaneda||Win||KO2|
|31||Dec 13, 1996||22||Jaime Fernandez||Win||KO1|
|30||Oct 12, 1996||22||Roberto Valenzuela||Win||KO6|
|29||Sep 20, 1996||22||Jose Luis Montes||Win||KO7|
|28||Aug 15, 1996||22||Jesus Arce||Win||KO1|
|27||May 9, 1996||22||Javier Jauregui||Loss||TKO10|
|26||Mar 15, 1996||22||Carlos Madrid||Win||KO2|
|25||Dec 8, 1995||21||Cornelio Lopez||Win||KO4|
|24||Sep 29, 1995||21||Alfredo Curiel||Win||TKO4|
|23||Apr 7, 1995||21||Ramon Soto||Win||KO3|
|22||Nov 9, 1994||20||Javier Jauregui||Loss||TKO10|
|21||Aug 26, 1994||20||Alfredo Curiel||Win||TKO6|
|20||Mar 18, 1994||20||Francisco Valdez||Win||KO1|
|19||Jul 9, 1993||19||César Soto||Loss||TKO2|
|18||Apr 30, 1993||19||Lucilo Nolasco||Win||TKO2|
|17||Mar 5, 1993||19||Juan Carlos Salazar||Win||TKO1|
|16||Dec 11, 1992||18||Ascencion Lugo||Win||TKO3|
|15||Oct 2, 1992||18||Francisco Valdez||Win||TD|
|14||Sep 4, 1992||18||Jorge Castro||Win||KO2|
|13||Aug 7, 1992||18||Rigoberto Felix||Win||KO3|
|12||Jun 20, 1992||18||Ramon Acuna||Win||KO2|
|11||May 29, 1992||18||Ramon Arreola||Win||KO3|
|10||Mar 30, 1992||18||Cesar Huizar||Win||KO1|
|9||Nov 22, 1991||17||Ramiro Dunton||Win||KO5|
|8||Sep 6, 1991||17||Jose Manjarrez||Win||TKO7|
|7||Aug 19, 1991||17||Miguel Angel Ramirez||Win||KO4|
|6||Apr 8, 1991||17||Victor Mendoza||Win||KO4|
|5||Mar 21, 1991||17||Raul Contreras||Win||TKO4|
|4||Dec 21, 1990||17||Jesus Escobar||Win||KO1|
|3||Oct 1, 1990||16||Jose Alvarez||Win||KO2|
|2||Jun 23, 1990||16||Manolo Ramirez||Win||KO2|
|1||May 4, 1990||16||Ricardo Contreras||Win||KO2|
José Luis Castillo's professional boxing career spanned more than 24 years — from 1990 to 2014.
Castillo made his debut against Ricardo Contreras at the age of 16 on May 4, 1990, defeating Contreras via 2nd round KO. He went on to win 17 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 16 wins via stoppage.
Castillo had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on June 17, 2000 after 44 professional fights, against Stevie Johnston for the lightweight WBC title. He defeated Johnston via 12 round majority decision to become the lightweight champion of the world.
Castillo has won three world titles at lightweight. For all the details about Castillo's world title wins and defenses refer to "José Luis Castillo World Titles".
José Luis Castillo had a total of 13 losses in his professional boxing career — five of them in title bouts and eight in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against César Soto via 2nd round TKO on July 9, 1993, which ended his 18-fight win streak. He has been stopped eight times and lost five times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of José Luis Castillo's losses".
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Russian boxer Ruslan Provodnikov on November 28, 2014. Castillo lost the fight via 5th round TKO. It's been 8 years, 2 months, and 4 days since this fight.
Castillo retired from professional boxing with a record of 66-13-1, which included 57 knockout wins and 8 losses via knockout, and 3 title wins.
José Luis Castillo fought a total of 80 times during his professional career. These four fights are the highlight of his career.
A 26-year old José Luis Castillo (40-4, 37 KO) had his first world title fight against Stevie Johnston for Johnston's WBC lightweight belt.Castillo defeated Johnston via 12th round majority decision to win the WBC lightweight title.
A 27-year old José Luis Castillo (42-4-1, 38 KO) faced Seung-Ho Yuh in a lightweight title defense fight.Castillo defeated Yuh via 1st round KO to retain the WBC lightweight title.
In a rematch, a 28-year old José Luis Castillo (46-5-1, 42 KO) faced an undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr., who was now 25 years old with a record of 28-0. Castillo had lost to Mayweather Jr. in their last fight, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage over Castillo.
Mayweather Jr. defeated Castillo via 12 round unanimous decision.
In a rematch, a 31-year old José Luis Castillo (52-7-1, 46 KO) faced Diego Corrales, who was now 28 years old with a record of 40-2. Castillo had lost to Corrales in their last fight, and was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 10 cm reach advantage over Castillo.
Castillo defeated Corrales via 4th round KO.
Some of Castillo's best wins were against Diego Corrales, Seung-Ho Yuh, Fred Ladd, Iván Popoca, Julio Díaz, César Bazán, and Christian Solano. Despite the loss, his performance against Floyd Mayweather Jr. is also among Castillo's best.
Castillo knocked out 57 of his 80 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 71.3%. Of his total 66 wins, 57 of them were via KO (86.4%).
Castillo had 13 losses. Ruslan Provodnikov, Antwone Smith, Jorge Páez Jr., Alfonso Gómez, and Sebastián Luján are some of the boxers who have beaten Castillo.