Rabobank Theater, California, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Russell vs Castillo?
Gary Antuanne Russell beat Luis Ronaldo Castillo by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 21st September 2019 at Rabobank Theater in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Russell vs Castillo stats
Gary Antuanne Russell stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Ronaldo Castillo made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Russell had a large advantage in power over Castillo, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Castillo's 75%.
Gary Antuanne Russell was the older man by 26 years, at 26 years old.
Gary Antuanne Russell fought out of the southpaw stance, while Luis Ronaldo Castillo was an orthodox fighter.
Russell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights. He had fought 35 less professional rounds, 46 to Castillo's 81.
Russell vs Castillo form
Russell remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Viktor Postol on 26th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jovanie Santiago on 29th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Marrufo on 8th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at PPL Center, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had won against Juan Huertas on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
He had beat Luis Ronaldo Castillo on 21st September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rabobank Theater, California.
Russell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
What time did Russell vs Castillo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Rabobank Theater, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Russell vs Castillo?
Gary Antuanne Russell was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Luis Ronaldo Castillo made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.