Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Roberto Apodaca
Revision as of 17:15, 10 December 2011 by Withoutthee88
1996-10-11 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 131 lbs beat Roberto Apodaca 130 lbs by TKO at 0:37 in round 2 of 4
- Location: Texas Station Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
- Referee: Kenny Bayless
- Judge: Jerry Roth
- Judge: Art Lurie
- Judge: Patricia Morse Jarman
- Weights: Mayweather 131 lbs, Apodaca 130 lbs
- Aired On: ESPN Friday Night Fights
- Time: 0:37
- Professional debut for 1996 Olympic Bronze Medalist Floyd Mayweather Jr.
- Apodaca took a knee at 1:47 of Round 1 reacting from a left hook to the body. He received a mandatory eight-count.
- At 0:30 of Round 2, a second left hook to the liver sent Apodaca, in obvious pain, down again. After starting a brief count, referee Kenny Bayless waved an end to the bout.
- Al Bernstein reported on ESPN's tape of the Sanders bout that Apodaca landed only two blows. He also reported that Mayweather threw 35 punches per round, landing 49%.