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- Mayweather was penalized in the 10th for elbowing.<br>
 
- Mayweather was penalized in the 10th for elbowing.<br>
 
- HBO's unofficial scorer [[Harold Lederman]] had Castillo winning 115-111.
 
- HBO's unofficial scorer [[Harold Lederman]] had Castillo winning 115-111.
- Very controversial ending, and the desicion was met with boo's. To this day many belive that Castillo won the fight clearly, as the punch stats and video of the fight would agree.
 
  
 
[[Category:2002 Bouts|Castillo vs. Mayweather]]
 
[[Category:2002 Bouts|Castillo vs. Mayweather]]

Revision as of 17:13, 24 May 2007

2002-04-20 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 134 lbs beat Jose Luis Castillo 134½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Compubox punchstats
Total Punches Castillo Mayweather
Landed 203 157
Thrown 506 448
Pct. 40% 35%
Power Punches Castillo Mayweather
Landed 173 66
Thrown 377 151
Pct. 46% 44%


Comment(s):

- Mayweather wins the vacant The Ring magazine's lightweight championship of the world.
- Mayweather won early rounds with his jab by keeping the fight outside.
- Castillo won late rounds as he outworked Mayweather on the inside, especially to the body.
- Castillo was penalized in the 8th for hitting on the break.
- Mayweather was penalized in the 10th for elbowing.
- HBO's unofficial scorer Harold Lederman had Castillo winning 115-111.