Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Jesus Chavez

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2001-11-10 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 129½ lbs beat Jesus Chavez 129½ lbs by RTD at 3:00 in round 9 of 12

Notes

  • Mayweather earned $1.6 million.
  • Chavez was the No. 1 WBC super featherweight contender.
  • Chavez's trainer, Ronnie Shields, stopped the fight after the ninth round. Shields told his fighter: "You're getting hit too much now."
  • HBO's unofficial judge Harold Lederman had Mayweather ahead 86-85 at the time of the stoppage.
  • Mayweather landed 197 of 456 punches (43%) and Chavez landed 182 of 925 (20%).