Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Roberto Apodaca

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1996-10-11 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 131 lbs beat Roberto Apodaca 130 lbs by TKO at 0:37 in round 2 of 4

Notes

  • This was the professional debut for 19-year-old 1996 Olympic Bronze Medalist Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • This was also the professional debut for Apodaca, who would go 0-4 in his career.
  • Apodaca went to one knee at 2:16 of round one after taking a left hook to the body.
  • Mayweather landed 30 of 60 punches in the first round, while Apodaca connected on only 2 of 30.
  • Another left hook to the body put Apodaca down again at 0:30 seconds of round two. Apodaca was in obvious pain, and referee Kenny Bayless waved an end to the bout without competing the count.