Callum Smith vs. Lenin Castillo Stats: Record, Age, Height, Reach, Weight, and Net Worth

Published 09/25/2021, 6:14 AM EDT


Fans are excited to witness the headlining heavyweight title clash between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk on September 25, 2021. Besides the main event, fans are also excited to watch Callum Smith make his return against Lenin Castillo on the Joshua vs. Usyk undercard.

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Smith will step inside the boxing ring for the first time since suffering his first-ever professional loss against Canelo Alvarez on December 19, 2020. He lost the bout via unanimous decision, which also led him to lose his WBA (Super) and The Ring super-middleweight titles.

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Ever since then, ‘Mundo’ wanted to make a great comeback against a formidable opponent. As Lenin Castillo fit the bill, the duo will box in a 12-round light heavyweight match at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium. Ahead of this intriguing clash, let’s look at both fighters and find out everything you need to know about them.

Callum Smith vs. Lenin Castillo – Physical attributes

Smith (31) is a former WBA (Super) and The Ring super-middleweight champion. He stands tall at 6-foot-3-inches and has a reach of 78 inches. ‘Mundo’ has always fought in the super middleweight division, where he weighed in at 168 lbs. However, he will meet Castillo at 175 pounds. His record going into this bout stands at 27-1, with a 70% knockout-to-win ratio.

Meanwhile, Castillo is a 33-year-old former WBO Latino light heavyweight champion. He stands tall at 6-foot-2-inches and has a reach of 76 inches. Moreover, he has always fought in the light heavyweight division and has weighed in at 175 lbs for his bouts. Castillo is going into this fight with a record of 21-3, with a 76% knockout-to-win ratio.

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Other facts about Smith and Castillo

Smith, born and brought up in Liverpool, United Kingdom, is the more renowned boxer between the two. As per sportekz.com, he has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Moreover, he made an estimated $4 million from his fight against Canelo Alvarez in 2020.

Dec 19, 2020; San Antonio, TX, USA; Canelo Alvarez (red trunks) and Callum Smith (white trunks) during their WBA, WBC and Ring Magazine super middleweight championship bout at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland/Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports

It is believed that he was in a long-term relationship with Kimberly. Although there is not much information about their relationship status, the pair together has a lovely daughter named Alba.

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Meanwhile, Castillo was born and brought up in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Besides that, there is no information about Castillo’s personal life.

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What do you make of this intriguing light-heavyweight clash? Do you think that Callum Smith will bounce back in his light heavyweight debut against Lenin Castillo?

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Arman Khan

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Arman Khan is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He began following combat sports when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor competed in 'The Money Fight' in 2017. 'The Notorious' attracted Arman to the UFC and he became an ardent fan of professional fighting as he could draw parallels with the action from his combat sports experience and break down techniques such as striking and striking defense lucidly for the casual fans.

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