Arturo Gatti vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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

  • WBC Light Welterweight Title
  • Referee: Earl Morton
  • Time: 3:00
  • Judges scoring at time of stoppage: Luis Rivera 60-52, John Stewart 60-53, Dave Moretti 60-52 (all for Mayweather)
  • Weights: Gatti 140, Mayweather 139
  • Promoter: Main Events
  • Doctors: Howard Taylor, Marc Shaber, Domenic Coletta

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. File:GatMayFP.jpg

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