José Luis Castillo World Title Fights

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José Luis Castillo had a total of 12 world-title fights, which includes winning three world titles and five successful title defenses. He won six of these fights, lost five, and drew in one.

Title Wins

José Luis Castillo fought for lightweight world titles in seven fights and won two of these fights. In total, he won three lightweight belts.

DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
Jun 5, 2004Juan LazcanoLightweightWBC*, The RingUD
Jun 17, 2000Stevie JohnstonLightweightWBCMD
* Vacant title

Title Defenses

José Luis Castillo had seven lightweight world-title defense fights. He won five 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 5, 2005Julio DíazLightweightWBC, The RingTKO
Dec 4, 2004Joel CasamayorLightweightWBC, The RingSD
Jun 16, 2001Seung-Ho YuhLightweightWBCKO
Jan 20, 2001César BazánLightweightWBCTKO
Sep 15, 2000Stevie JohnstonLightweightWBCMD (draw)

Title Losses

José Luis Castillo lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of three titles in these fights.

DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
May 7, 2005Diego CorralesLightweightWBC, The RingTKO
Apr 20, 2002Floyd Mayweather Jr.LightweightWBCUD


  • What was José Luis Castillo's first world title win?

    Castillo's first world-title win was the WBC belt at lightweight. He defeated Stevie Johnston via 12 round majority decision to win the title.

  • How many world titles did José Luis Castillo win?

    Castillo won three world titles at lightweight.

  • How many title defenses did José Luis Castillo make?

    Castillo had a total of seven title defense fights. He was successful five times and lost two times.