Jorge Castro, nicknamed “Locomotora,” was a former middleweight champion of the world, best known for his title defense in 1994.
Born on August 18, 1967, in Argentina, Castro was a Leo. He began his boxing career in the early 1990s and quickly rose to prominence. In 1994, he defended his middleweight title against in a highly anticipated match.
Although he ultimately lost the bout, Castro’s performance cemented his reputation as one of the best boxers of his generation. He retired from the sport in the late 1990s and has since remained active in the boxing community, serving as a commentator and analyst.