2014 BOXING fight – Ruslan Provodnikov vs Jose Luis Castillo – full fight Video


Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-11-28, pretty good fight between Ruslan Provodnikov and Jose Luis Castillo: it gets three stars. Ruslan Provodnikov entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 23-3-0 (16 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.7 light welterweight in the world, he won the Wbo light-Ww title at the end of 2013 beating Mike Alvarado in one of the best boxing fights of the year (=Alvarado vs Provodnikov) but then he lost the belt in his only fight of 2014, when he faced Chris Algieri (=Provodnikov vs Algieri).
His opponent, the 40-year-old Jose Luis Castillo (10 years older than Provodnikov), has an official record of 66-12-1 (57 KOs=86%), he was the Wbc Lw champion from June 2000 to April 2002, and from June 2004 to May 2005 when he lost to Diego Corrales (“The Ring magazine” Fight of the Year 2005, Corrales vs Castillo I). Castillo fought three times between 2013 and 2014, losing to Antwone Smith (=Smith vs Castillo) but then he defeated Felix Bojorquez and Jose Luis Payan. Provodnikov vs Castillo is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!

2013 BOXING fight – Jose Luis Castillo vs Antwone Smith – full fight Video

3_stars_boxing_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-02-01, nice toe-to-toe fight between Antwone Smith and Jose Luis Castillo: three stars. Antwone Smith (22-4-1) entered as the No.40 light middleweight in the world while Jose Luis Castillo (64-11-1 with 55 victories coming by way of knockout) entered as the No.69 welterweight. Smith vs Castillo is on the undercard of Carlos Molina vs Cory Spinks. Watch the video!

2012 BOXING fight – Jose Luis Castillo vs Ivan Popoca – full fight Video

3_stars_boxing_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2012-07-13, aggressive start, one knockdown and high pace: the fight between Jose Luis Castillo and Ivan Popoca is close to get four stars. Jose Luis Castillo ranked as the No.80 welterweight in the world, entered the fight with a record of 63-11-1 while Ivan Popoca had a record of 15-1-1 (Popoca is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since April 15, 2011 when he was defeated by Ruslan Provodnikov). Castillo vs Popoca is on the undercard of Glen Johnson vs Andrzej Fonfara. Watch the video!

2005 best BOXING fight – Diego Corrales vs Jose Luis Castillo 1 – Video fight of the year


5_stars_allthebestfights Review: the first fight between Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo has deservedly won the award for the fight of the year of 2005. Corrales came from the victory against Acelino Freitas (one of the best fights of 2004) in which he won the WBO lightweight title, instead Castillo held the WBC lightweight title, which he had won in 2004 (against Juan Lazcano) and who had successfully defended twice. Diego Corrales vs Jose Luis Castillo 1 was therefore a very important fight (valid for both WBC and WBO lightweight titles) and it was really spectacular, especially the tenth round when both fighters went to the canvas… Watch the video!