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*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Super Lightweight Title''' (3rd defense of Gatti)<br>
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*Time: 3:00<br>
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*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Super Lightweight Title''' (3rd defense of Gatti)
*Weights: Gatti 140 lbs, Mayweather 139 lbs<br>
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*'''Time:''' 3:00
*Promoter: [[Main Events]]<br>
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*'''Weights:''' Gatti 140 lbs, Mayweather 139 lbs
*Doctors: Howard Taylor, Marc Shaber, Domenic Coletta
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*'''Promoter:''' [[Main Events]]
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== Comments ==
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== Notes ==
 
[[Image:GatmayFP.jpg|right|225px]]
 
[[Image:GatmayFP.jpg|right|225px]]
- This bout had been in the making for over a year and a half. Gatti and Mayweather were both stars in thier respective weight divisions and after Gatti won the WBC title in January of 2004 Mayweather was the WBC #1 ranked contender.<br>
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*This bout had been in the making for over a year and a half. Gatti and Mayweather were both stars in their respective weight classes and after Gatti won the [[WBC]] title in January 2004 Mayweather was the #1 ranked WBC contender.
- Gatti had requested several voluntary defenses from the WBC before finally agreeing to fight Floyd Mayweather.<br>
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*Gatti had requested several voluntary defenses from the WBC before finally agreeing to fight Mayweather.
- The fight between the two fighters was billed as a superfight.<br>
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*The fight between the two fighters was billed as a "superfight".
- It would be the first time that Floyd mayweather headlined a PPV event. Before the fight there was plenty of trash talk between the two fighters and Floyd had repeatedly referred to gatti as a "C" fighter.<br>
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*It would be the first time that Mayweather headlined a PPV event. Before the fight there was plenty of trash talk between the two fighters and Floyd had repeatedly referred to Gatti as a "C" fighter.
- When it came to fight time, Mayweather's handspeed was simply overwhelming as he landed three and four punch combinations at will.<br>
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*When it came to fight time, Mayweather's hand speed was simply overwhelming as he landed three and four punch combinations at will.
- Gatti was down in the first round and Gatti took a one-sided beating for six rounds before his cornerman, [[James (Buddy) McGirt]], decided to stop it after the 6th round.
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*Gatti was down in the first round and took a vicious one-sided beating for the next five rounds before his cornerman, [[James (Buddy) McGirt]], decided to stop it after the 6th round.
== External Link(s): ==
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*Before the fight, HBO analyst [[Max Kellerman]] called it the biggest pay-per-view mismatch since [[Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson]].
[http://www.boxingtimes.com/analyses/2005/050625mayweather_gatti.html The Boxing Times analysis]
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Revision as of 01:24, 11 December 2011

Compubox Punch Stats
Total Punches Mayweather Gatti
Landed 168 41
Thrown 295 245
Pct. 57% 17%
Power Punches Mayweather Gatti
Landed 115 10
Thrown 183 56
Pct. 63% 18%
Jabs Mayweather Gatti
Landed 53 31
Thrown 112 189
Pct. 47% 16%

2005-06-25 : Arturo Gatti 140 lbs lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr 139 lbs by RTD at 3:00 in round 6 of 12

Notes

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  • This bout had been in the making for over a year and a half. Gatti and Mayweather were both stars in their respective weight classes and after Gatti won the WBC title in January 2004 Mayweather was the #1 ranked WBC contender.
  • Gatti had requested several voluntary defenses from the WBC before finally agreeing to fight Mayweather.
  • The fight between the two fighters was billed as a "superfight".
  • It would be the first time that Mayweather headlined a PPV event. Before the fight there was plenty of trash talk between the two fighters and Floyd had repeatedly referred to Gatti as a "C" fighter.
  • When it came to fight time, Mayweather's hand speed was simply overwhelming as he landed three and four punch combinations at will.
  • Gatti was down in the first round and took a vicious one-sided beating for the next five rounds before his cornerman, James (Buddy) McGirt, decided to stop it after the 6th round.
  • Before the fight, HBO analyst Max Kellerman called it the biggest pay-per-view mismatch since Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson.