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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.
[[Image:GatmayFP.jpg|right]]
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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]].
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. Gatti had requested several voluntary defenses from the WBC before finally agreeing to fight Floyd Mayweather. 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.  
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When it came to fight time, Mayweather's handspeed 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, [[Buddy McGirt]], decided to stop it after the 6th round. After the fight Floyd was generally regarded as the P4P number 1 fighter in boxing.
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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.