2001-05-26 Floyd Mayweather Jr w pts 12 Carlos Hernandez, Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - WBC

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2001-05-26 Floyd Mayweather Jr w pts 12 Carlos Hernandez, Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - WBC. Referee: Dale Grable. Scorecards: 116-111, 117-109, 119-109. Complaining that both his hands were injured the champion put on a dismal display against Hernandez (128½), a huge underdog and a man he was expected to beat rather easily. Although Mayweather (130) occasionally cut loose Hernandez did not budge, even forcing the former to stumble to the floor in the sixth for what the referee termed a count. And despite the jab finding Hernandez at will on occasion, the unpopular Mayweather was still unable to maintain any rhythm.