Jose Luis Castillo vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1st meeting)

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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%
  • World Boxing Council Lightweight Title (Castillo's 4th defense)
  • Weights: Castillo 134.5 lbs, Mayweather 134 lbs


  • Mayweather wins the vacant Ring Magazine 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 eighth round for hitting on the break.
  • Mayweather was penalized in the tenth round for elbowing.
  • HBO's unofficial scorer Harold Lederman had Castillo winning 115-111.