Jesus Castillo Aguillera (born June 17, 1944 in Nuevo Valle de Moreno, Mexico) is a former Mexican boxer. Better known as Chucho Castillo, he was WBA and WBC Bantamweight champion in 1970.
Castillo and Rubén Olivares sustained one of the most important rivalries in the history of Mexican boxing. Castillo was described by the boxing book The Ring: Boxing In The 20th Century as quiet and sullen, while Olivares was more of an outgoing partygoer, according to the book. The personality contrast made fans very interested in their matches.
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... Castillo went on fighting until 1975, but his record from the Olivares fight until his retirement was a rather ordinary one of 5 wins and 7 losses ...
1971-05-19 Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico Win 62-1-1 Chucho Castillo UD 15 1971-04-02 Forum, Inglewood, California, United States Won WBC WBA World bantamweight ...
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“We live in a polarized world of contrived dualisms, dichotomies and paradoxes: light vs. dark and good vs. evil. We as Mexic Amerindians/mestizas are the dark. We are the evil ... or at least, the questionable.”
—Ana Castillo (b. 1953)