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== Bout Summary ==
 
== Bout Summary ==
 
[[Image:MayweatherHattonPoster.jpg|200px|right|Poster]]
 
[[Image:MayweatherHattonPoster.jpg|200px|right|Poster]]
Hatton was very aggressive early and controlled the tempo of the fight. Mayweather adjusted and had success pot-shotting Hatton, then quickly clinching. Hatton was cut over the right eye in round three by a Mayweather right hand. Hatton had success early in the fourth, but Floyd landed some clean shots that hurt Hatton as the round progressed. Hatton had a good round five punishing Mayweather on the ropes. Referee Joe Cortez took a point from Hatton in the sixth for hitting Mayweather on the back of the head but Hatton still outmuscled him for most the round. Mayweather had a big round eight landing many clean shots and continued to pull away by outboxing Hatton in the ninth. Mayweather floored Hatton with a left hook in the tenth and dropped him again with the follow up barrage and the bout was over.  
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Hatton was very aggressive early and controlled the tempo of the fight. Hatton had the upper-hand for the first few rounds, but Mayweather adjusted and started having success pot-shotting Hatton. Mayweather landed a right hand that opened a cut over Hatton's right eye in round three. Hatton had success in the first minute of round four as he continued to apply pressure, but Mayweather landed some clean shots that hurt Hatton as the round progressed. Hatton had a strong round five as he punished Mayweather on the ropes, however in the next round, referee [[Joe Cortez]] took a point from Hatton for hitting Mayweather on the back of the head. Mayweather had a big round eight landing many clean shots and continued to pull away by outboxing Hatton in the ninth round as Hatton began to wear down. Mayweather closed the show in round ten, starting when he caught Hatton coming in with a left hook that sent him crashing face first against the padding of the corner post before collapsing flat on his back and slamming hard into the canvas. Hatton got to his feet at the count of eight, and when he got up, Mayweather quickly came in and took advantage throwing in a couple of more shots to the face. Hatton, still dazed, took a step back and fell back down. At that moment, Joe Cortez called a halt to the action.  
 
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== Comments ==
 
== Comments ==

Revision as of 08:22, 11 December 2007

2007-12-08 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 147 lbs beat Ricky Hatton 145 lbs by TKO at 1:35 in round 10 of 12

Compubox Punchstats [1]
Total Punches Mayweather Hatton
Landed 129 63
Thrown 329 372
Pct. 39% 17%
Jabs Mayweather Hatton
Landed 29 11
Thrown 72 63
Pct. 40% 17%
Power Punches Mayweather Hatton
Landed 100 52
Thrown 257 309
Pct. 39% 17%


Bout Summary

Poster

Hatton was very aggressive early and controlled the tempo of the fight. Hatton had the upper-hand for the first few rounds, but Mayweather adjusted and started having success pot-shotting Hatton. Mayweather landed a right hand that opened a cut over Hatton's right eye in round three. Hatton had success in the first minute of round four as he continued to apply pressure, but Mayweather landed some clean shots that hurt Hatton as the round progressed. Hatton had a strong round five as he punished Mayweather on the ropes, however in the next round, referee Joe Cortez took a point from Hatton for hitting Mayweather on the back of the head. Mayweather had a big round eight landing many clean shots and continued to pull away by outboxing Hatton in the ninth round as Hatton began to wear down. Mayweather closed the show in round ten, starting when he caught Hatton coming in with a left hook that sent him crashing face first against the padding of the corner post before collapsing flat on his back and slamming hard into the canvas. Hatton got to his feet at the count of eight, and when he got up, Mayweather quickly came in and took advantage throwing in a couple of more shots to the face. Hatton, still dazed, took a step back and fell back down. At that moment, Joe Cortez called a halt to the action.

Comments

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  • Mayweather continuing to fight despite announcing his retirement after the Oscar De La Hoya fight
  • Both boxers came into the fight with undefeated records
  • This was Ricky Hatton's second fight at welterweight
  • Mandatory defense for Mayweather