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José Luis Castillo Record

Total Fights80
Title Wins3
Title Defenses5
Title-Fight KOs3
KO Wins57
KO Losses8
José Luis Castillo Record & Stats
Empalme, Sonora, Mexico
“El Temible”
Dec 14, 1973
May 4, 1990
Title Fights
57 (71.3%)
171 cm
175 cm
Ape Index
4 cm
Last Fight
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José Luis Castillo's Record
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      What is José Luis Castillo's record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 24 years and six months, José Luis Castillo fought 80 times with 66 wins, 13 losses, and 1 draw.

      Castillo retired from professional boxing with a record of 66-13-1, which included three lightweight world-title wins and five successful title defense fights. He had a 71.3% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 57 of his total 80 fights being knockout wins, three of which were in title fights. Castillo suffered eight knockout losses in his career, two of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 5th round TKO defeat to Ruslan Provodnikov on November 28, 2014.

      Some of Castillo's best fights and notable victories include wins over Diego Corrales, Seung-Ho Yuh, Fred Ladd, Julio Díaz, César Bazán, and Juan Angel Macias.

      80Nov 28, 201440Ruslan ProvodnikovLossTKO5
      79May 30, 201440José Luis PayanWinTKO5
      78Mar 21, 201440Felix BojorquezWinTKO5
      77Feb 1, 201339Antwone SmithLossUD
      76Jul 13, 201238Iván PopocaWinRTD8
      75Nov 26, 201137Sammy VenturaWinTKO2
      74Mar 25, 201137Jorge Páez Jr.LossUD
      73Aug 7, 201036Daniel Eduardo YocupicioWinTKO2
      72Jun 18, 201036Roberto ValenzuelaWinUD
      71Mar 13, 201036Alfonso GómezLossRTD6
      70Sep 12, 200935Carlos UríasWinTKO2
      69Aug 22, 200935Christian SolanoWinTKO3
      68Jul 25, 200935Roberto ValenzuelaWinKO6
      67Jan 17, 200935James WaykaWinTKO2
      66Jul 30, 200834Sebastián LujánLossUD
      65Oct 27, 200733Adan CasillasWinTKO6
      64Jun 23, 200733Ricky HattonLoss *KO4
      63Jan 20, 200733Herman NgoudjoWinSD
      62Feb 4, 200632Rolando ReyesWinUD
      61Oct 8, 200531Diego CorralesWinKO4
      60May 7, 200531Diego CorralesLoss *TKO10
      59Mar 5, 200531Julio DíazWin *TKO10
      58Dec 4, 200430Joel CasamayorWin *SD
      57Jun 5, 200430Juan LazcanoWin *UD
      56Feb 13, 200430Derrick ParksWinTKO2
      55Oct 10, 200329Saul DuranWinTKO8
      54Jun 14, 200329Gustavo CorralWinKO5
      53Dec 7, 200228Floyd Mayweather Jr.Loss *UD
      52Aug 3, 200228Verdell SmithWinKO3
      51Apr 20, 200228Floyd Mayweather Jr.Loss *UD
      50Jan 25, 200228Juan Angel MaciasWinTKO8
      49Aug 24, 200127Fred LaddWinTKO4
      48Jun 16, 200127Seung-Ho YuhWin *KO1
      47Jan 20, 200127César BazánWin *TKO6
      46Sep 15, 200026Stevie JohnstonDraw *MD
      45Jun 17, 200026Stevie JohnstonWin *MD
      44Apr 8, 200026Steve QuinonezWinUD
      43Oct 16, 199925Jorge PáezWinTKO5
      42Aug 14, 199925Sandro MarcosWinKO8
      41Jul 10, 199925Cristino MotaWinRTD3
      40Jun 4, 199925Pablo ValenzuelaWinKO4
      39Apr 1, 199925Julian RomeroWinUD
      38Feb 19, 199925Eduardo MontesWinKO3
      37Oct 3, 199824Julio AlvarezLossTKO10
      36Apr 17, 199824Julio Sanchez LeonWinTKO8
      35Sep 12, 199723Hector Javier MarquezWinTKO10
      34Jul 4, 199723Rafael OlveraWinKO7
      33Mar 8, 199723Javier RenteriaWinKO1
      32Jan 1, 199723Jesus CastanedaWinKO2
      31Dec 13, 199622Jaime FernandezWinKO1
      30Oct 12, 199622Roberto ValenzuelaWinKO6
      29Sep 20, 199622Jose Luis MontesWinKO7
      28Aug 15, 199622Jesus ArceWinKO1
      27May 9, 199622Javier JaureguiLossTKO10
      26Mar 15, 199622Carlos MadridWinKO2
      25Dec 8, 199521Cornelio LopezWinKO4
      24Sep 29, 199521Alfredo CurielWinTKO4
      23Apr 7, 199521Ramon SotoWinKO3
      22Nov 9, 199420Javier JaureguiLossTKO10
      21Aug 26, 199420Alfredo CurielWinTKO6
      20Mar 18, 199420Francisco ValdezWinKO1
      19Jul 9, 199319César SotoLossTKO2
      18Apr 30, 199319Lucilo NolascoWinTKO2
      17Mar 5, 199319Juan Carlos SalazarWinTKO1
      16Dec 11, 199218Ascencion LugoWinTKO3
      15Oct 2, 199218Francisco ValdezWinTD
      14Sep 4, 199218Jorge CastroWinKO2
      13Aug 7, 199218Rigoberto FelixWinKO3
      12Jun 20, 199218Ramon AcunaWinKO2
      11May 29, 199218Ramon ArreolaWinKO3
      10Mar 30, 199218Cesar HuizarWinKO1
      9Nov 22, 199117Ramiro DuntonWinKO5
      8Sep 6, 199117Jose ManjarrezWinTKO7
      7Aug 19, 199117Miguel Angel RamirezWinKO4
      6Apr 8, 199117Victor MendozaWinKO4
      5Mar 21, 199117Raul ContrerasWinTKO4
      4Dec 21, 199017Jesus EscobarWinKO1
      3Oct 1, 199016Jose AlvarezWinKO2
      2Jun 23, 199016Manolo RamirezWinKO2
      1May 4, 199016Ricardo ContrerasWinKO2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      José Luis Castillo (El Temible) is a 49-year old retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Empalme, Sonora, Mexico on December 14, 1973. He is a former lightweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 24 years — from 1990 to 2014.

      Castillo made his professional boxing 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.

      He 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".

      Castillo had a total of 13 losses in his professional boxing career.

      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 9 years and 7 days since this fight.

      For a very detailed list Castillo's fights refer to "All of José Luis Castillo's fights".


      Castillo fought a total of 80 times during his professional career, which includes 11 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • June 17, 2000: Castillo wins his first world title by defeating Stevie Johnston via 12 round majority decision. He is now the WBC lightweight world champion.

      • June 16, 2001: Castillo successfully defends the WBC lightweight title against Seung-Ho Yuh, winning the fight via 1st round KO.

      • October 8, 2005: José Luis Castillo beats Diego Corrales via 4th round KO.

      World Titles

      Castillo was a lightweight world champion. He has held three world titles at the lightweight weight division, one of which was a vacant title win, and the rest two were lineal championship wins.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held
      LightweightWBC 2x, The Ring
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