Full name: RaÃºl CastaÃ±eda
Height: 5-1 (156 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: September 20, 1982 in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
Died: September 6, 2017 in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
RaÃºl CastaÃ±eda competed as a light-flyweight at the 2004 Athina Olympics. He continued to compete as an amateur and won a bronze medal at the 2007 Pan American Games. CastaÃ±eda actually started competing as a professional in 2005, winning his first bout on 1 October. He fought professionally through 2012, finishing with a record of 15 wins (8 by KO) and 2 losses. In May 2009 CastaÃ±eda fought Mario RodrÃguez for the WBC Continental Americas Minimumweight title, but lost by decision.
CastaÃ±eda had difficult times in later life, and was arrested several times for robbery. He was killed in 2017 in what appears to have been a drive-by shooting.
|2004 Summer||21||Athina||Boxing||Men's Light-Flyweight||Mexico||MEX||9T|
|2004 Summer||21||Athina||Boxing||Mexico||MEX||Round Two||Match #2||2||2004-08-21||Kazakov (RUS) , CastaÃ±eda (MEX)||16||4||5||1||6|
|2004 Summer||21||Athina||Boxing||Mexico||MEX||Round One||Match #3||1||CastaÃ±eda (MEX)||bye|