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

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Jabs Castillo Mayweather
Percent  %  %
Power Punches Castillo Mayweather
Landed 173 66
Thrown 377 151
Percent 46% 44%
Total Punches Castillo Mayweather
Landed 203 157
Thrown 506 448
Percent 40% 35%

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

  • World Boxing Council Lightweight Title (4th defending of Castillo)
  • 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.
- See also: Mayweather vs. Castillo II.