Dave Castilloux

From BoxRec
Jump to: navigation, search
Flier

Name: Dave Castilloux
Born: 1916-06-04
Birthplace: Gaspe, Quebec, Canada
Died: 1994-03-08 (Age:77)
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height: 5′ 6½″   /   169cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Jack Allen (1946)

  • Long time lightweight and welterweight contender--perennial top ten fighter as ranked by The Ring Magazine.
  • Brother of Pancho Villa (Clifford Castilloux) and Pancho Junior (Alex Castilloux)
  • In 1943 was signed to defend his title against sensational Montreal lightweight Johnny Greco, but the Canadian Army intervened and cancelled the match.
  • Castilloux promoted boxing in Montreal in 1951, his most notable promotion being Rocky Graziano's 3rd round knockout of Johnny Greco.