Who did Mayweather fight in 2007?
Oscar De La Hoya
Floyd Mayweather Jr., billed as The World Awaits, was a super welterweight superfight that took place on May 5, 2007, at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada between six-division world champion Oscar De La Hoya (38–4, 30 KO) and undefeated four-division champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (37–0, 24 KO).
Was Oscar De La Hoya robbed against Mayweather?
De La Hoya easily won the punch count, but not much else. The CompuBox scoring tallied 587 punches thrown by De La Hoya to Mayweather’s 481….Remembering De La Hoya vs. Mayweather: The Fight That Made Floyd a Superstar.
|Punching stats from Mayweather vs. De La Hoya|
|Mayweather||481-207 (43%)||241-138 (57%)|
Who defeated Mayweather Sr?
After the loss to Sugar Ray Leonard, the elder Mayweather would never lose a fight for another three years. He lost to Marlon Starling on May 9, 1981. The two would fight again nearly four years later for the USBA Welterweight title, which was Mayweather’s only shot at a boxing title.
Did Mayweather ever fight Mike Tyson?
Tyson and Mayweather never fought each other in the ring, as they were neither of the same era nor of the same weight class.
Who has Oscar De La Hoya lost to?
De La Hoya has been stopped 2 times and lost 4 times via decision.
- Lost to Félix Trinidad via MD on Sep 18, 1999.
- Lost to Shane Mosley via SD on Jun 17, 2000.
- Lost to Shane Mosley via UD on Sep 13, 2003.
- Lost to Bernard Hopkins via KO on Sep 18, 2004.
- Lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Why did De La Hoya beat Mayweather?
De La Hoya said he feels there is a real chance Mayweather will want to fight him again, primarily for the big money the fight would generate, but also because he “beat Mayweather the first time.” “That’s his motivation,” De La Hoya said.
Did Mayweather fight Chavez?
Floyd Mayweather, 44, rejects comeback fight against Julio Cesar Chavez, 59, after appearing to shake hands on bout. FLOYD MAYWEATHER confirmed he will not return for an exhibition fight against Julio Cesar Chavez – despite appearing to shake hands on it.
Did Sugar Ray Leonard beat Mayweather senior?
FORMER Olympic gold medallist (Montreal 1976) and then unbeaten professional welterweight Sugar Ray Leonard stopped compatriot Floyd Mayweather Snr in the 10th and last round to register his 14th successive professional win on September 9, 1978 at Providence, Rhode Island’s Civic Center.
What does Tyson think of Mayweather?
Speaking on his Hotboxin’ podcast back in 2019, Tyson said: “Floyd’s a great fighter, don’t get me wrong. He had 50 fights. “Listen, Sugar Ray Robinson had 40 fights.
What happened between Floyd Mayweather Sr and Floyd Mayweather Jr?
The famous feud between Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally came to an end as father and son made up before Jr.’s return to the ring after a 21-month layoff. However Jr.’s uncle Roger Mayweather still trained Jr.
When did Oscar de la Hoya fight Floyd Mayweather Jr?
Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr., billed as The World Awaits, was a light middleweight superfight that took place on May 5, 2007, at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada between six-division world champion Oscar De La Hoya (38–4, 30 KO) and undefeated four-division champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (37–0, 24 KO).
What is Floyd Mayweather Sr’s Boxing record?
He is a flamboyant dresser who wears colorful suits, ties and shoes to news conferences. Mayweather Sr.’s boxing record was 28–6–1 (18 KOs), and he won the U.S. Championship Tournament in 1977 against Miguel Barreto. Mayweather Sr. suffers from the lung disease sarcoidosis.
What is Floyd Mayweather famous for?
Floyd Joy Mayweather, Sr. (born March 15, 1951) is an American boxing trainer and former professional boxer who competed from 1974 to 1990. Fighting at welterweight during the 1970s and 1980s, Mayweather Sr. was known for his defensive abilities and overall knowledge of boxing strategy.