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|+ '''Compubox Punch Stats'''
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! Total Punches || Mayweather || Gatti
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| Landed || 168 || 41
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| Thrown || 295 || 245
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| Pct. || 57% || 17%
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! Power Punches || Mayweather || Gatti
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| Landed || 115 || 10
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| Thrown || 183 || 56
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| Pct. || 63% || 18%
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! Jabs || Mayweather || Gatti
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| Landed || 53 || 31
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| Thrown || 112 || 189
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| Pct. || 47% || 16%
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<fight>905514</fight>
 
<fight>905514</fight>
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*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Super Lightweight Title''' (3rd defense of Gatti)
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*'''Time:''' 3:00
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*'''Weights:''' Gatti 140 lbs, Mayweather 139 lbs
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*'''Promoter:''' [[Main Events]]
  
*<b>[[WBC]] Light Welterweight Title</b>
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== Notes ==
*<b>Referee:</b> [[Earl Morton]]
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[[Image:GatmayFP.jpg|right|225px]]
*<b>Time:</b> 3:00
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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.
*<b>Judges scoring at time of stoppage:</b> [[Luis Rivera]] 60-52, [[John Stewart]] 60-53, [[Dave Moretti]] 60-52 (all for Mayweather)
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*Gatti had requested several voluntary defenses from the WBC before finally agreeing to fight Mayweather.
*<b>Weights:</b> Gatti 140, Mayweather 139 
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*The fight between the two fighters was billed as a "superfight".
*<b>Promoter:</b> Main Events
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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.
*<b>Doctors:</b> Howard Taylor, Marc Shaber, Domenic Coletta
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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.
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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.
Mayweather's handspeed was simply overwhelming as he landed three and four punch combinations at will. Gatti took a one-sided beating for six rounds before his cornerman, [[Buddy McGirt]], decided to stop it after the 6th round.
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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]].
[[Image:GatmayFP.jpg‎]]
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==External Links==
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[http://www.boxingtimes.com/analyses/2005/050625mayweather_gatti.html  The Boxing Times analysis]
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[[Category:2005 Bouts|Gatti vs. Mayweather]]
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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

GatmayFP.jpg
  • 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.