1995-09-09 Oscar De La Hoya w rtd 6 Genaro Hernandez, Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO

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1995-09-09 Oscar De La Hoya w rtd 6 Genaro Hernandez, Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO. Referee: Richard Steele. While the challenger threw more punches, with many of them were wildly off target, De La Hoya (135) showed more head movement than previously, and bided his time in the early stages. However, Hernandez (133), a former WBA junior lightweight champion, quickly proved that he had lost none of his speed as he buzzed around, but by the fourth De La Hoya was catching him with countering blows and had got his jab going. It was in the sixth that De La Hoya began to find a rhythm, and after working Hernandez over predominately with left uppercuts the latter returned to his corner at the end of the round to be retired after suffering a broken nose.