1999-05-15 Javier Castillejo w rsc 4 Humberto Aranda, Cubierta Bullring, Leganes, Spain - WBC

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1999-05-15 Javier Castillejo w rsc 4 Humberto Aranda, Cubierta Bullring, Leganes, Spain - WBC. Referee: Lupe Garcia. Defending the title for the first time, Castillejo (153¾) was always in control of this one, dominating Aranda (153¾) behind the jab and banging in harder shots when the openings were there. By the third Aranda was on the back foot, having been hurt by a left hook to the jaw and rights to head and body, and towards the end of the round a bad cut opened up on the Costa Rican’s left eye. Clearly on borrowed time, Aranda went for Castillejo in the fourth, but was being battered around the ring before three right uppercuts sent him crashing to the floor. Although Aranda bravely made it to his feet, after the referee called for the doctor to inspect the injured eye the fight was stopped with just eight seconds of the session remaining.