Gilbert Castillo Rivera
- Birth Name: Gilbert Lenin Castillo Rivera
- Birth Place: Contribute
- Born: August 21, 1988
- Died: Contribute
- Age: 35
- Height: 6′ 2″
- Weight: Contribute
- Reach: 76″
- Stance: Orthodox
- Pro Debut: August 21, 2010
- Nationality: Dominican Republic
- Status: Contribute
- Manager: Contribute
- Promoter: Contribute
- Total Bouts: 29
- Total Rounds: 116
Lenin Castillo is a Dominican professional boxer with an admirable record of 21 wins, 4 losses, 1 draw, and 0 no-contests, out of a total of 26 fights in his career. With 16 wins by knockout, he has shown his ability to finish fights early and leave his opponents out of breath in the ring.
Castillo made his debut on August 21, 2010, at the age of 22, against Ruddy Hernandez, winning the fight via first-round knockout. Over the years, Castillo went on to win 11 consecutive fights, including six wins via stoppage, after his debut. With such an impressive early career, one could only imagine what heights he would go on to achieve.
The Dominican fighter has faced some notable opponents in the ring, with victories over the likes of Ronald Gonzalez, Reinaldo Gonzalez, John Cortez, Aaron Mitchell, Emilio Calletano, and Jonalis Reyes. These fights were a testament to his exceptional speed, power, and punching ability, which enabled him to overcome his opponents' tactics and win the fights convincingly.
Despite his victories, Castillo has also suffered some losses in his professional boxing career. He has lost four fights in his career, all in non-title matches, with one loss via knock-out. Castillo's first and only loss via knockout was at the hands of Joseph Williams via an eight-round majority decision on February 10, 2017. That loss ended his impressive 15-fight win streak.
Castillo was in action on September 25, 2021, when he went up against Callum Smith for a non-title fight. Unfortunately for Castillo, the fight ended in a second-round knockout, adding another loss to his record. Castillo's current record shows that he is on a one-fight losing streak, with his professional boxing record currently standing at 21-4-1.
So what's next for Castillo? Despite the recent setback in his career, the future is still bright for the Dominican boxer. With his impressive record, he is still a force to be reckoned with in the boxing world. Castillo has shown his dedication and hard work throughout his career, and these traits will undoubtedly help him bounce back from his recent loss.
Although he has not yet won any titles in his professional career, this does not mean Castillo is not capable of achieving such a feat. His talent and skill in the ring are indicative of someone who is continuously striving to become the best. With time, one can only hope that he will eventually win a title and achieve greater things in his boxing career.
In conclusion, Lenin Castillo is a talented boxer with an impressive record, having won 21 out of 26 fights, with 16 wins coming via knockout. He has had some setbacks in his career, but his determination and hard work have always kept him on track. Castillo has shown that he has what it takes to become a champion, and only time will tell when he will achieve this feat.
Lenin Castillo Fight Record
|26||Sep 25, 2021||33||Callum Smith||Loss||KO2|
|25||Jul 21, 2021||32||Ronald Gonzalez||Win||RTD4|
|24||Oct 12, 2019||31||Dmitry Bivol||Loss||UD|
|23||Mar 16, 2019||30||Reinaldo Gonzalez||Win||RTD5|
|22||Dec 15, 2018||30||John Cortez||Win||TKO2|
|21||Aug 4, 2018||29||Marcus Browne||Loss||UD|
|20||Apr 7, 2018||29||Aaron Mitchell||Win||TKO9|
|19||Nov 18, 2017||29||Andy Perez||Win||KO1|
|18||Jul 26, 2017||28||Eduardo Mercedes||Win||TKO1|
|17||Feb 10, 2017||28||Joseph Williams||Loss||MD|
|16||Sep 16, 2016||28||Jose Miguel Torres||Win||TKO2|
|15||Apr 15, 2016||27||Emilio Calletano||Win||RTD1|
|14||Jan 27, 2016||27||Marcelo Tavares||Win||KO1|
|13||Aug 1, 2015||26||Travis Peterkin||Draw||MD|
|12||May 16, 2015||26||Timothy Hall Jr.||Win||UD|
|11||Oct 18, 2013||25||Charles Hayward||Win||UD|
|10||Jun 8, 2013||24||Junior Ramos||Win||KO1|
|9||May 10, 2013||24||Jonalis Reyes||Win||RTD1|
|8||Oct 18, 2012||24||Emilio Calletano||Win||TKO5|
|7||Jul 21, 2012||23||Ricardo Campillo||Win||TKO2|
|6||May 18, 2012||23||Alvaro Enriquez||Win||UD|
|5||Jun 18, 2011||22||Frankenide Farias Mola||Win||TKO4|
|4||Mar 26, 2011||22||Gennady Maximov||Win||UD|
|3||Nov 29, 2010||22||Enersido Agramonte||Win||TKO1|
|2||Sep 18, 2010||22||Aneudy Marte||Win||UD|
|1||Aug 21, 2010||22||Ruddy Hernandez||Win||KO1|