Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Hector Arroyo
1998-01-09 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 132 lbs beat Hector Arroyo 133 lbs by TKO at 1:21 in round 5 of 10
- Location: Grand Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
- Referee: Fred Steinwinder III
In rounds two through four, they traded blows at long range until Mayweather landed a left hook-right cross to the head at the bell for round four. Arroyo rolled over twice, but was able to get up. In round five, Mayweather scored a second knockdown with another left-right. About ten more blows set up a five punch (LRLRL) combination to the head, which staggered Arroyo and brought the appropriate stoppage. Round 4 was close until the knockdown, while all the other rounds were slightly in Mayweather's favor.
- ESPN reported the blows as Mayweather 96/262 37%, Arroyo 65/188 35%.