Felix Trinidad vs. Oscar De La Hoya

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1999-09-18 : Felix Trinidad 147 lbs beat Oscar De La Hoya 147 lbs by MD in round 12 of 12


  • De La Hoya believed that he had dominated the opening rounds with ease but, believing he had the fight won already, started running from Trinidad, giving the last rounds away.
  • HBO unofficial judge Harold Lederman scored the fight 114-114.
  • The AP scored the fight 115-113 for De La Hoya.
  • Bob Arum said De La Hoya is guaranteed $21 million and Trinidad $8.5 million, but he added that De La Hoya could make up to $7 million more and Trinidad up to $4 million more if the pay-per-view sales continue to be as strong as they have been.
  • The fight generated 1.4 million pay-per-view buys and $71.4 million in pay-per-view revenue.