Genaro Hernandez vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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1998-10-03 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 130 lbs beat Genaro Hernandez 130 lbs by RTD at 3:00 in round 8 of 12

  • World Boxing Council Super Featherweight Title (4th. defending of Hernandez)
  • Time: 3:00
  • Weights: 130 lbs (each)
  • Data Boxing reported the blows as Mayweather 219/416 53%, Hernandez 83/356 23%. Mayweather led in controls 67 to 47.


Comment(s):

- Mayweather becomes the first of the 1996 USA Olympians to become World champion by dominating Hernandez from the opening bell.
- Hernandez's corner decided to stop it after the 8th round.

External Link(s):

The Boxing Times analysis (Mayweather Buzz Saw TKO's Hernandez - John Gregg)