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2007-05-05 [[Floyd Mayweather Jr]] w pts 12 [[Oscar De La Hoya]], MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Kenny Bayless. Scorecards: 116-112, 115-113, 113-115.  
 
2007-05-05 [[Floyd Mayweather Jr]] w pts 12 [[Oscar De La Hoya]], MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Kenny Bayless. Scorecards: 116-112, 115-113, 113-115.  
  
Mayweather vacated the title in June, preferring to hold on to the WBC welterweight crown and following his decision he was given ‘emeritus’ status. Following this, a match was made between [[Vernon Forrest]] and [[Carlos Baldomir to find a new champion.
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Mayweather vacated the title in June, preferring to hold on to the WBC welterweight crown and following his decision he was given ‘emeritus’ status. Originally an eliminator, a match between [[Carlos Baldomir]] and [[Vernon Forrest]], rated number two and three respectively by the WBC, was eventually given full title status after [[Oscar De La Hoya]], the top-rated man, was undecided on his future.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:01, 14 October 2012

2007-05-05 Floyd Mayweather Jr w pts 12 Oscar De La Hoya, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Kenny Bayless. Scorecards: 116-112, 115-113, 113-115.

Mayweather vacated the title in June, preferring to hold on to the WBC welterweight crown and following his decision he was given ‘emeritus’ status. Originally an eliminator, a match between Carlos Baldomir and Vernon Forrest, rated number two and three respectively by the WBC, was eventually given full title status after Oscar De La Hoya, the top-rated man, was undecided on his future.